What does the word chopsticks mean?

Usage examples for chopsticks

  1. The last dish presented was an enormous lacquer box of rice, from which all the bowls were filled- the rice being thence carried to the mouth of each guest by means of chopsticks, in the use of which it is only practice that makes perfect. – Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century by W. H. Davenport Adams
  2. He picked up a bowl of rice, stirred it critically with one of the chopsticks their jailers had provided, and snuffed at the mixture. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham