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Saying which, he flourished his shillelagh before the slipper merchant's face, and then gave him a smart tap on his head.
The shillelagh was not a mere stick picked up for a few pence, or cut casually out of the common hedge.
The shillelagh was then a beautiful, tough, formidable weapon, and when tipped with an iron ferrule was quite ready for action.
They wove no mild sort of halo for the head of a shillelagh-flourishing Whitechapel Countess descended from the writer and doer.
His bludgeon, or—considering his present connection—may we say his shillelagh?
The Celtic element in literature is extremely valuable, but there is absolutely no excuse for shrieking ‘Shillelagh!’
REVIEWSOSCAR WILDE
The answer of the men was as stunning as a blow of a shillelagh, or as sharp as a bayonet thrust.
THE IRISH ON THE SOMMEMICHAEL MACDONAGH
This gratification of his humours is gained by Pat's being up with the pike and shillelagh on any or no occasion.
POLITICAL PAMPHLETSGEORGE SAINTSBURY
“If they come, I will be after giving them a taste of my shillelagh,” exclaimed Tim, flourishing the thick stick he carried.
THE WANDERERSW.H.G. KINGSTON
Arthur and I started to our feet, and Tim clutched his shillelagh more firmly.
THE WANDERERSW.H.G. KINGSTON

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