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shillelagh

noun
variants: also shillalah

Synonyms of shillelagh

a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment
  • the bartender in the Irish pub keeps a shillelagh behind the bar just in case there's trouble

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The first known use of shillelagh was in 1772

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“Shillelagh.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shillelagh. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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