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noun [countable] stilt pronunciation in American English /stɪlt/
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pluralstilts
  1. 1
    one of two long narrow pieces of wood with places to put your feet on so that you can stand on them to walk high above the ground
  2. 2
    one of a set of posts that a house is built on to raise it above the ground or above the level of water

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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