Definition of 'truncheon'
Example sentences containing 'truncheon'
He struggled as a guard dragged him to his feet, and was soundly thumped with her truncheon several times for it.THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2002)
A policeman barged through the people, snicking them out of the way with his truncheon.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
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