pugil stick

noun
pu·​gil stick | \ˈpyüjəl-\

Definition of pugil stick 

: a heavy pole with padded ends used in training in the armed services to simulate bayonet fighting

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First Known Use of pugil stick

1954, in the meaning defined above

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