kickstand

[kik-stand]
noun
a device for supporting a bicycle or motorcycle when not in use, pivoted to the rear axle in such a way that it can be kicked down below the rear wheel.

Origin:
1945–50; kick + stand

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kickstand (ˈkɪkˌstænd)
 
n
a short metal bar attached to and pivoting on the bottom of the frame of a motorcycle or bicycle, which when kicked into a vertical position holds the stationary vehicle upright

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Example sentences
Usually, it rests on its kickstand, hidden behind the house where no one can
  steal it.
And while it's there, it also doubles as a kickstand.
Next up is the bottom metal block which swings around to form a kickstand.
Collapsible clamshell dock can be used as a kickstand for viewing video and for
  syncing as well.
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