war club

noun

Definition of war club

: a club-shaped implement used as a weapon especially by American Indians

Examples of war club in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If spectacle is part of your courtship plan, J-Prime is the ticket, with a posh lounge, strong cocktails and a tomahawk rib-eye with a long bone like the bleached handle of a primeval war club, a showcase of prime beef with a lush, fatty aura. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, 23 Dec. 2021 That afternoon, while his wife pounded fruits to extract the seeds, Pukatire sat in a hammock, carving a war club. Jon Lee Anderson, The New Yorker, 4 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of war club

1763, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of war club was in 1763

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Last Updated

29 Dec 2021

Cite this Entry

“War club.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/war%20club. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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