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 for Linstock
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Linstock \Lin"stock\ (l[i^]n"st[o^]k), n. [Corrupt. fr.
     luntstock, D. lontstok; lont lunt + stok stock, stick. See
     Link a torch, Lunt, and Stock.]
     A pointed forked staff, shod with iron at the foot, to hold a
     lighted match for firing cannon. [Written also lintstock.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  linstock
      n 1: a stick about a meter long with a point on one end (to
           stick in the ground) and a forked head on the other end (to
           hold a lighted match); formerly used to fire cannons

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