EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BLUDGEON
The majesty of the law in his hands becomes at once a bludgeon and a pandemonium.
Thereupon Panaumbe brandished his bludgeon, struck all the foxes, and killed them.
The smashing of a face by an Indian's bludgeon is a serious operation.
Then you bludgeon Losch with the idea it was a person Carmack had reason to fear!
Strickland employed not the rapier of sarcasm but the bludgeon of invective.
You are only a footpad, a simple-minded marquis of the bludgeon.
The Lapp in an instant was on his skees armed with his bludgeon.
He had no bludgeon, no revolver, yet he impressed Jones almost as much as he impressed the other.
The chest and sides looked as if they had been beaten with a bludgeon.
Their feet lagged, and he shoved them before him, flourishing his bludgeon.
1802, from earlier noun bludgeon "short club" (1730), of unknown origin. Related: Bludgeoned; bludgeoning.