Definition of 'stilt'
Example sentences containing 'stilt'
Fifteen million people live in wooden dwellings on stilts above an open sewer in unimaginable squalor.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
At first the conversation is quite stilted but after a few drinks we become more relaxed and chat openly.The Sun (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Think no-frills wooden huts on stilts on the sand, complete with hammocks and mosquito nets and secured with a padlock.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Now there are zip wires and canoes and a wooden hut on stilts, with a bed, blankets and a stove inside.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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