Truncheon

Definition of Truncheon

Trun´cheon
n.1.A short staff, a club; a cudgel; a shaft of a spear.
With his truncheon he so rudely struck.
- Spenser.
2.A baton, or military staff of command.
The marshal's truncheon nor the judges robe.
- Shak.
3.A stout stem, as of a tree, with the branches lopped off, to produce rapid growth.
v. t.1.To beat with a truncheon.

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billy, billy club, billystick, club, nightstick
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