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truncheon

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  1. a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment police officers were forced to use their truncheons on the rioters Synonyms of truncheon bastinado (or bastinade), bat, baton, billy, billy club, bludgeon, cane, cudgel, nightstick, rod, rung [Scottish], sap, shillelagh (also shillalah), staff, club, waddy [Australian]Words Related to truncheon 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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