One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Australian. A method of cooking meat by roasting it on a stick in front of a fire; a stick used for this purpose. Compare "stick-up". Now historical and rare.
2A person who sticks up for a person or thing; an advocate, a defender.
Late 18th century (in an earlier sense). From sticker + -up, after to stick up.
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