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My mercer had his spontoon in his hand, as if he measured his cloth by that implement, instead of a legitimate yard.

When Balbi wrote that his walls were hung with pictures of saints, it became a question of conveying the spontoon to him.

Holding his spontoon ready, but concealed under his coat, he stepped to the side of the door.

Spontoon' (to an elderly military-looking servant out of livery),'take away these things, and answer the bell yourself, if I ring.

I must send Spontoon to see what she is about; he will find her out among the old regimental connections.

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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spontoon, such as: nightstick, truncheon, bastinado, bat, billy, and birch.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.