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bundle of rods containing an axe with the blade protruding

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The owner, in effect, has control over the entire bundle of sticks.
You used to wrap papers tight to help light the fire, instead of using a bundle of sticks.
In the box I--se with children I have some coins tied up in a spotted handkerchief, some straw, a bundle of sticks tied--p with string, some broken pieces of brick, some drill bits and rawl-plugs, an apple and a box of matches.
They may look like a rather unimpressive bundle of sticks, but in this, their dormant state, they respond well to planting now.
Let us be our brothers' keeper and a bundle of sticks that cannot be broken.
Makes you want to leave a bundle of sticks on the filmmakers' doorsteps.
Others say it is not just a face but a man leaning on a fork on which he is carrying a bundle of sticks.
Sitting cross-legged around a bundle of sticks and stones, the Clemson Players sought "to cram / Within this wooden O the very casques / That did affright the air at Agincourt" (Prologue 12-14) in the Bellamy Theatre.
With a bundle of sticks and some twine, she fixed up a clothes horse, then set about creating a range of tie- dyed fashion-wear.
Students were asked to bring in a bundle of sticks that fit snugly into the crook of their arm, tied with string, and labeled with their name.
The idea: It is impossible for one person to break a bundle of sticks, but it's easy if each person breaks one stick.
Another way of looking at it, she said, was seeing a case as a bundle of sticks and allowing the attorney to address only one or a few of the sticks.