throwing-stick

noun

Definition of throwing-stick 

1 or throwing-board \ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗ \ : a device for throwing a spear or dart consisting of a rod or board with a groove on the upper surface and a hook, thong, or projection at the rear end to hold the weapon in place until its release

called also dart thrower, spear-thrower

2 : a wooden weapon in the form of a simple club or of an S-shaped, angular, or curved stick that is thrown by hand — compare war club

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