pugil stick

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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“Pugil stick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pugil%20stick. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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