stilt


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Synonyms for stilt

a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure

one of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle

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long-legged three-toed wading bird of brackish marshes of Australia

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Pripps in Farmall, 2nd Edition: The Red Tractor that Revolutionized Famjing, Tractor Stilts Co.
Houses on stilts have been around since the Neolithic and Bronze Age and are popular along the river banks of South America.
It may be a while before we see Black-winged Stilts nesting closer to home, however.
e kids have to do homework before they can go on the stilts.
They offer a variety of performance acts such as giant martini glass hire, stilt walkers, fire acts and much more.
The natural walking motion uses less energy and greatly reduces the lifting of the stilt necessary to walk.
Sindel, along with other teachers, helps oversee the stilt program, which joins an already established Oakridge unicycle club, known as the Circus Club.
Soak up the Victorian Extravaganza, featuring stilt walkers and fire eaters, in Llandudno.
And if you are not at the main stage you will find the roaming parade of stilt walkers, jugglers and clown balloon benders, before the party begins.
Stilt roots have been proposed to serve a number of functions including the facilitation of rapid vertical growth to the canopy and enhanced mechanical stability.
Chinese New Year Extravaganza: a two-hour display of acrobats, stilt walkers and singers.
With several hundred thousand people murdered in Darfur and 2 million homeless, the best hope for those stilt alive is American outrage.
Campers enjoyed the rare opportunity to learn by doing many of the fun and exciting acts seen in circuses around the world, including the single trapeze, wire walking, stilt walking, juggling, and plate spinning.
A diverse group of insects known as stilt bugs are both friend and foe to our agricultural crops.