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noun as in baton

Weak match

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No one in his entourage was allowed to carry a gun or a nightstick or any other weapon.

A big smile on his face and the splintered remains of his nightstick still stuck in his fist.

Oliver noticed with an inane distinctness that he had started to swirl his nightstick as a large blue cat might switch its tail.

He'd done nearly five blocks before a flatfoot steps out of a doorway and waves a nightstick at him.

At the bottom of the stair the policeman rapped on a door with his nightstick, a good loud rap.

The policeman, although nonchalantly swinging a nightstick, appeared to be watching him.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nightstick, such as: cudgel, mace, rod, truncheon, wand, and billy.

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