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Stilt


STILT, noun [G.] A stilt is a piece of wood with a shoulder, to support the foot in walking. Boys sometimes use stilts for raising their feet above the mud in walking, but they are rarely seen.

Men must not walk upon stilts.

STILT, verb transitive

1. To raise on stilts; to elevate.

2. To raise by unnatural means.