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synonyms for spontoon

  • nightstick
  • truncheon
  • bastinado
  • bat
  • billy
  • birch
  • blackjack
  • bludgeon
  • cane
  • club
  • cosh
  • ferule
  • mace
  • paddle
  • rod
  • sap
  • shill
  • shillelagh
  • stick
  • switch
  • billyclub
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How to use spontoon in a sentence

My mercer had his spontoon in his hand, as if he measured his cloth by that implement, instead of a legitimate yard.
THE ANTIQUARY, COMPLETESIR WALTER SCOTT
When Balbi wrote that his walls were hung with pictures of saints, it became a question of conveying the spontoon to him.
THE HISTORICAL NIGHTS' ENTERTAINMENTRAFAEL SABATINI
Holding his spontoon ready, but concealed under his coat, he stepped to the side of the door.
THE HISTORICAL NIGHTS' ENTERTAINMENTRAFAEL SABATINI
Spontoon' (to an elderly military-looking servant out of livery),'take away these things, and answer the bell yourself, if I ring.
WAVERLEY, OR 'TIS SIXTY YEARS HENCE, COMPLETESIR WALTER SCOTT
I must send Spontoon to see what she is about; he will find her out among the old regimental connections.
WAVERLEY, OR 'TIS SIXTY YEARS HENCE, COMPLETESIR WALTER SCOTT
The wolves which had been feasting on these carcasses were very fat, and so gentle that one of them was killed with a spontoon.
WITH THE WORLD'S GREAT TRAVELLERS, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
I must send Spontoon to see what she is about; he will find her out among the old regimental connexions.
WAVERLEYSIR WALTER SCOTT
Lady Emily is to be your nurse, and Spontoon and I your attendants.
WAVERLEYSIR WALTER SCOTT
We have taken measures to exclude all servants but Spontoon, who is as true as steel.'
WAVERLEYSIR WALTER SCOTT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPONTOON

  • bastinado
  • bat
  • billy
  • billyclub
  • birch
  • blackjack
  • bludgeon
  • cane
  • club
  • cosh
  • ferule
  • mace
  • nightstick
  • paddle
  • rod
  • sap
  • shill
  • shillelagh
  • spontoon
  • stick
  • switch
  • truncheon
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.