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Definition 1: a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for throwing stick in the sense of this definition

(throwing stick is a kind of ...) a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled

(... is a kind of throwing stick ) an Australian boomerang; one side flat and the other convex

(throwing stick belongs to a domain located in ...) a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony

Definition 2: a device resembling a sling that is used in various primitive societies to propel a dart or spear - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for throwing stick in the sense of this definition

(throwing stick is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

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