Definition of Fiddlestick

1. Noun. A bow used in playing the violin.

Exact synonyms: Violin Bow
Generic synonyms: Bow
Group relationships: Fiddle, Violin

Definition of Fiddlestick

1. n. The bow, strung with horsehair, used in playing the fiddle; a fiddle bow.

Definition of Fiddlestick

1. Noun. A bow used to play the fiddle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fiddlestick

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fiddlestick

fiddlefarts
fiddlefuck
fiddlefucking
fiddlehead
fiddlehead fern
fiddleheads
fiddleleaf
fiddleleafs
fiddleneck
fiddler
fiddler crab
fiddler crabs
fiddlers
fiddles
fiddles with
fiddlestick (current term)
fiddlesticks
fiddlestring
fiddlestrings
fiddlewood
fiddlewoods
fiddley
fiddleys
fiddlier
fiddliest
fiddliness
fiddling
fiddling with
fiddlings
fiddly

Literary usage of Fiddlestick

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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"fiddlestick. In t lie Great German epic called The Nibelungen-Litd, this word is used six or eight times for a broadsword. v HiĀ« ..."

2. The Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selections from the Works of the Chief Poet by Charles Anderson Read, Thomas Power O'Connor (1893)
"fiddlestick, affected at' their sorrow, said to the caliph, "Sire, I know a man who will undertake to execute the first commission." "How! ..."

3. Biographia Hibernica: A Biographical Dictionary of the Worthies of Ireland by Richard Ryan (1821)
"His pen or his fiddlestick were in continual motion, and yet to little or no purpose," &c. &c. This character is in a great measure confirmed by his SOD in ..."

4. Lacon; Or Many Things in Few Words: Addressed to Those who Think by Charles Caleb Colton (1836)
"... but not the fiddlestick; the puppet-show, but not punch. . How happens it that all men envy us our wealth, but that ho man envies us our health ? ..."

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