Definition of quick-stick in US English:

quick-stick

noun

Regional
informal, rare
  • "in quick sticks (also in a quick stick)": quickly, without delay.

adverb

Regional
rare, informal
  • = quicksticks.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Dublin University Magazine. Apparently from quick + stick.

Pronunciation

quick-stick

/ˈkwɪkstɪk/