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Down went the Dumb man, and away flew his cudgel from his hand as he fell.

Hereupon the woman grew angry and struck at him with a cudgel.

But cudgel his brain as he would, he could only think of asking: 'Pray, what is your name?'

Coupeau had a cudgel, which he called his ass's fan, and he fanned his old woman.

“If it is to come to fighting,” said Pharaoh, gripping his cudgel.

It was no good news for me, for the Irish had long been devoted to the cudgel.

The cudgel and knife of folks I could not understand were coming on me!

They were all over fifty; one was much older, and leaned feebly on a cudgel.

Let Young take up the cudgel, and I'll see what the church can do.

Kukova, a stick or cudgel, one end of which is bent and rounded like a ball.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English cycgel "club with rounded head;" perhaps from PIE root *geu- "to curve, bend."

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