1. A "' shooting stick "'is a combined walking stick and folding chair. 2. On firearms, shooting sticks are commonly used on rifles to provide a forward rest and reduce motion. 3. Makeshift bipods known as shooting sticks can be constructed from items such as tree branches or ski poles. 4. An example of a non-factory-made accessory could be shooting sticks that can be employed as rifle field rest. 5. Shooting sticks can be of fixed or adjustable length and can be homemade products by their operators or factory products. 6. When he complained, Orwell hit him across the legs with a shooting stick and Heppenstall then had to defend himself with a chair. 7. He was a right-handed batsman with a curious and ungainly crouching stance, once described as if he was sitting on a shooting stick. 8. At that time, the word " pool " often brought to mind drunken hustlers shooting stick and comparing tattoos in dingy, smoke-filled bars. 9. Newhall dubbed him the " fearless spectator " and took publicity photographs of McCabe perched on a shooting stick, wearing a derby and looking bored. 10. Shooting sticks permit the operator to rest the weapon on the ground, a low wall, or other object, reducing operator fatigue and permitting increased accuracy.