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swordstick

/ (ˈsɔːdˌstɪk) /
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noun

a hollow walking stick containing a short sword or dagger

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Example sentences from the Web for swordstick

  • Suddenly he snatches his walking stick from the teak table, and draws it; for it is a swordstick.

    Heartbreak House|George Bernard Shaw
  • A fortnight later a bank manager was stabbed to death with a swordstick in that very part of the Bois.

  • Talking of tools, you've got that swordstick, Flambeau, you always carry?

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