A curved, usually wooden device which is thrown. A boomerang spins as it flies through the air, and can travel long distances.

Australian Boomerang

A curved, usually wooden device which is thrown. A boomerang spins as it flies through the air, and…

"Egyptian noble hunting waterfowl on the Nile with the "throwstick' (a boomerang). The birds rise from a group of papyrus reeds, -- Egyptian relief; after Maspero." -West 1904

Egyptian noble hunting waterfowl

"Egyptian noble hunting waterfowl on the Nile with the "throwstick' (a boomerang). The birds rise from…

"A throwing-stick, similar to the Australian boomerang, used by the Indians of the southwestern United States in hunting rabbits and other small game." -Whitney, 1911

Rabbit Stick

"A throwing-stick, similar to the Australian boomerang, used by the Indians of the southwestern United…