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nightstick

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  1. a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment <police officers fitted out with nightsticks and handcuffs> Synonyms bastinado (or bastinade), bat, baton, billy, billy club, bludgeon, cane, cudgel, club, rod, rung [Scottish], sap, shillelagh (also shillalah), staff, truncheon, waddy [Australian]Related Words 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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to strike by flicking the finger outward

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