a. & n. from Stick, v.
Sticking piece, a piece of beef cut from the neck. [Eng.] -- Sticking place, the place where a thing sticks, or remains fast; sticking point.
But screw your courage to the sticking place,
And we'll not fail.
-- Sticking plaster, an adhesive plaster for closing wounds, and for similar uses. -- Sticking point. Same as Sticking place, above.
© Webster 1913.