Examples of truncheon in a sentence
<police officers were forced to use their truncheons on the rioters>
Origin of truncheon
Middle English tronchoun, from Anglo-French trunchun, from Vulgar Latin *truncion-, *truncio, from Latin truncus trunk
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of truncheon
: to beat with a truncheon
First Known Use of truncheon
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