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billy club


billy club

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Definition of BILLY CLUB

a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment <rapping the shoes of the sleeping vagrant with his billy club, the policeman told him to move on>
Synonyms bastinado (or bastinade), bat, baton, billy, billy club, bludgeon, cane, cudgel, nightstick, rod, rung [Scottish], sap, shillelagh (also shillalah), staff, truncheon, waddy [Australian]

February 28, 2015
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