nightstick

noun night·stick \ ˈnīt-ˌstik \

Definition of nightstick

:a police officer's club

Examples of nightstick in a Sentence

  1. police officers fitted out with nightsticks and handcuffs

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First Known Use of nightstick

1887


NIGHTSTICK Defined for English Language Learners

nightstick

noun

Definition of nightstick for English Language Learners

  • : a heavy stick that is carried by police officers and is used as a weapon


NIGHTSTICK Defined for Kids

nightstick

noun night·stick \ ˈnīt-ˌstik \

Definition of nightstick for Students

:a police officer's club


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