truncheon

Definitions

0 Vote up! noun. A short stick carried by police; a billy club.
0 Vote up! noun. A staff carried as a symbol of office or authority; a baton.
0 Vote up! noun. Obsolete A heavy club; a cudgel.
0 Vote up! noun. Obsolete A thick cutting from a plant, as for grafting.
0 Vote up! noun. A fragment or piece broken off from something, especially a broken-off piece of a spear or lance.
0 Vote up! noun. The shaft of a spear.
0 Vote up! noun. A short staff, a club; a cudgel.
0 Vote up! noun. A baton, or military staff of command, now especially the stick carried by a police officer.
0 Vote up! noun. A stout stem, as of a tree, with the branches lopped off, to produce rapid growth.
0 Vote up! noun. penis
0 Vote up! verb. To strike with a truncheon.
0 Vote up! noun. A short staff, a club; a cudgel; a shaft of a spear.
0 Vote up! noun. A baton, or military staff of command.
0 Vote up! noun. A stout stem, as of a tree, with the branches lopped off, to produce rapid growth.
0 Vote up! verb-transitive. To beat with a truncheon.
0 Vote up! noun. A trunk, stock, or stump, as of a tree; hence, a tree the branches of which have been lopped off to produce rapid growth.
0 Vote up! noun. The shaft of a spear or lance.
0 Vote up! noun. A short staff; a club; a cudgel.
0 Vote up! noun. A baton or staff of authority; specifically, in heraldry, the staff of the earl marshal of England.
0 Vote up! others. To beat or belabor with a truncheon or club; cudgel.
0 Vote up! noun. a short stout club used primarily by policemen

Usage

0 Vote up! The lead filled truncheon is useful but most of us do not have that.
0 Vote up! The Freudian truncheon is brandished almost to absurdity when Pyramidhead traps Rose and Cybil in an elevator and begins stabbing his really long blade between the elevator doors, trying to run them through.
0 Vote up! More like President Kruger than Prince Albert – that's the best I can do for him; and I see him on a chair, in a black frock-coat, not so very high up either; I can manage a cloud or two for him to sit on; and then his hand trailing in the clouds holds a rod, a truncheon is it?
0 Vote up! He bore in his hand what was called a truncheon, which was a sort of sceptre, very splendidly covered and adorned.
0 Vote up! Alexander Konovalov, whose ministry oversees Parfyonchikov's service, said that in some regions court marshals are used as a "truncheon" against citizens, though he did not elaborate.

Mnemonics

0 Vote up! The police carry a short stick for beating in the trunk of the motorcycles and its called truncheon.

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0 Vote up! unclebheem added a Picture 3 years 9 months ago.
0 Vote up! albuschappalchor added a Mnemonic "The police carry a short stick for beating in the trunk of the motorcycles and its called truncheon. " 3 years 9 months ago.