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lopstick

[lop-stik] /ˈlɒpˌstɪk/
noun, Canadian.
1.
a tree trimmed of all but its topmost branches to serve as a landmark or marker.
Also, lobstick.
Origin of lopstick
1815-1825
1815-25; lop1 + stick1
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  • “Just so; lopstick Hill,” returned Tim, correcting her with offhand gravity.

    The Prairie Chief R.M. Ballantyne
  • This is called, in the parlance of the "Far West," a "lopstick."

    The Art of Travel Francis Galton

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