a special club carried by a policeman; billy.
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How to use night stick in a sentence
No one in his entourage was allowed to carry a gun or a nightstick or any other weapon.
A big smile on his face and the splintered remains of his nightstick still stuck in his fist.Arm of the Law | Harry Harrison
Oliver noticed with an inane distinctness that he had started to swirl his nightstick as a large blue cat might switch its tail.Young People's Pride | Stephen Vincent Benet
He'd done nearly five blocks before a flatfoot steps out of a doorway and waves a nightstick at him.Torchy and Vee | Sewell Ford
At the bottom of the stair the policeman rapped on a door with his nightstick, a good loud rap.The Boy With the U.S. Census | Francis Rolt-Wheeler
The policeman, although nonchalantly swinging a nightstick, appeared to be watching him.The Adventures of Jimmie Dale | Frank L. Packard
British Dictionary definitions for night stick
US and Canadian a heavy baton or club carried by a policeman, prima: British equivalent: truncheon
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