nightstick

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noun night·stick \ˈnīt-ˌstik\

Definition of nightstick

  1. :  a police officer's club

Examples of nightstick in a sentence

  1. police officers fitted out with nightsticks and handcuffs

1887

First Known Use of nightstick

1887


NIGHTSTICK Defined for English Language Learners

nightstick

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noun night·stick \ˈnīt-ˌstik\

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

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noun night·stick \ˈnīt-ˌstik\

Definition of nightstick for Students

  1. :  a police officer's club



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