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 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, "Blood Gold in the Brazilian Rain Forest," 4 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of war club

1763, in the meaning defined above

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“War club.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/war%20club. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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