Synonyms and Antonyms of baton
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 Synonyms of baton bastinado (or bastinade), bat, club, billy, billy club, bludgeon, cane, cudgel, nightstick, rod, rung [Scottish], sap, shillelagh (also shillalah), staff, truncheon, waddy [Australian]Words Related to baton blackjack, knobkerrie, mace; birch, crabstick, hickory, rattan, stave, switch; beetle, gavel, hammer, mallet, maul, sledgehammer; crook, crosier (or crozier), walking stick, whangee
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