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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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Although the first Welsh record was from Anglesey in 1793, Stilts have occurred here only five times since 1991.
Not long afterwards, the ghost of a man on stilts was allegedly seen on Kirkdale's Dunluce Street, striding along through a fog.
My legs were like jelly on the way down because the stilts are so heavy.
The outfitted stilts became a feature attraction at Adventures NYC in Central Park on June 23, an annual outdoor expo that draws over 30,000 New Yorkers.
The 62-year-old said: "I think it's quite strange to be in Marsden watching five people dressed in white walking around on stilts.
The stilts are available for everyone - elementary school through high school - but Sindel says they've been the biggest hit among the younger crowd.
The craze, known as Powerbocking, was invented a decade ago after German Alexander Bock created the unique metal stilts.
If you mastered the art of wearing stilts (okay, it probably isn't quite an art), security wouldn't be aware that you were trying to bend the laws anyway, at least until you attempted to bend yourself into a portable toilet.
A fun filled Modhesh Party on August 7th, Ballerinas on stilts on August 10th and 11th, and the adventurous Pirates on stilts on August 14th and 15th.
It would be] like skating on stilts," says Bert Lovitt, LandRoller's co-inventor.
A lot of houses are on the bayou on stilts, so what would be left are four stilts and no house,'' Sagadencky said.
no, you get to see a somewhat Alsopesque single-storey building on angled stilts, a somewhat OMA extruded structure also on stilts with what look like some crisscross exoskeleton buildings in the background.
A SECTION of the Luas rail system will be put on stilts to pass over the country's busiest roundabout, the Transport Minister has revealed.
Portrayed by Ussene Ali on stilts, in a white mask and wearing a long white coat and hat, Nhangume is a larger-than-life monster, and the dance became a comment on the corrupting influences of colonialism, a Garden of Eden tale in which the serpent is the white man.