cut (one's) stick

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cut (one's) stick

To leave hastily or abruptly. Oh man, once I heard that dog barking, I cut my stick out of there! Did Amanda leave? Boy, she really cut her stick—she didn't even say goodbye to me!
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References in classic literature ?
Why, you don't know, I s'pose, that Lizy's cut stick, and clared out, with her young un?
I cut stick an' run off to drive freight trucks up north.
Roping in Roots Manuva and Robert Owens for tracks, Cold cut stick to their skewed take on electronic music, which is intelligent, engaging and worth investigating.
For the legs: Cut sticks into four pieces, two inches in length with one sharp end each.
I cut sticks from my dad's hedge in the backyard and chewed the ends of these to make them into a week's supply of tooth brushes.
Aidan Marron, QC, defending, said Wilson, who told police he carried the knife to cut sticks and similar items, had at the time been looking for a friend he believed had earlier been assaulted and injured.