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Stilt - What does it mean?

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(en noun)
  • Either of two poles with footrests that allow someone to stand or walk above the ground; used mostly by entertainers.
  • A tall pillar or post used to support some structure; often above water.
  • Any of various wading birds of the genera Himantopus'' and ''Cladorhynchus , related to the avocet, that have extremely long legs and long thin bills.
  • A crutch.
  • The handle of a plough.
  • (Halliwell)

    Derived terms

    * (stilt plover) * (stilt sandpiper)


    (en verb)
  • to raise on stilts, or as if on stilts
  • Anagrams

    * ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (Etymology 3 )


  • Not English

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