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baton

noun

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a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment
  • the detainee claimed that the police had beat him with their batons even after he had been shackled

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The first known use of baton was in 1520

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“Baton.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/baton. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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