- a heavy pole or stick, especially one used as a club by police.
Origin of lathi
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Historical Examples of lathi
Have we got even a lathi with which we can defend our hearths and homes?India for Indians
C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
He carried a lathi, and in dress and appearance looked like a ryot.
He picked up his lathi—a five-foot male-bamboo ringed with bands of polished iron—and flourished it in the air.Kim
It shall also be illegal for any male person to carry or be found in possession of an instrument known as a lathi.The Political Future of India
Stealing along the battlements, he sought for some fissure in which he might plant his lathi.
- a long heavy wooden stick used as a weapon in India, esp by the police