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synonyms for truncheon

  • baton
  • bat
  • bludgeon
  • stick
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How to use truncheon in a sentence

Lukashenko responded by dispatching heavily armed security forces who beat protesters with truncheons and rifle butts, and hauled them into miserable, jam-packed prisons.
HOW A BELARUSIAN TEACHER AND STAY-AT-HOME MOM CAME TO LEAD A NATIONAL REVOLTVIVIENNE WALTFEBRUARY 25, 2021TIME
Truncheon spoke in a low voice, and with the deepest and most respectful melancholy.
A LITTLE DINNER AT TIMMINS'SWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
And she shot one glance at Fitzroy, who shot another at the great Truncheon, who held down his eyes.
A LITTLE DINNER AT TIMMINS'SWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
The gesture is mainly pride, but there is misgiving in it, too: the knowledge that the pen is not as mighty as the truncheon.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
I think that he actually had provided himself with a truncheon to meet all the emergencies of supreme command.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXLII. VOL. LV. APRIL, 1844VARIOUS
The dagger and the night-stick (the latter a stout truncheon weighted with lead) were doing the work, and effectively, too.
THE DOOMSMANVAN TASSEL SUTPHEN
In that encounter the spear of each knight broke all to small pieces, even to the truncheon which he held in his fist.
THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLEHOWARD PYLE
And therewith he drew out the truncheon of the spear out of his body: and then he swooned.
LE MORTE D'ARTHUR, VOLUME II (OF II)THOMAS MALORY
And then Uwaine himself and Sir Gawaine drew out the truncheon of the spear, and anon departed the soul from the body.
LE MORTE D'ARTHUR, VOLUME II (OF II)THOMAS MALORY
The knight would also bear his distinguishing badge on helmet, shield, and the truncheon of his spear.
PARZIVAL (VOL. 1 OF 2)WOLFRAM VON ESCHENBACK
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WORDS RELATED TO TRUNCHEON

  • billy
  • billy club
  • blackjack
  • club
  • cudgel
  • mace
  • nightstick
  • rod
  • staff
  • truncheon
  • wand
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