verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for truncheon
Lukashenko responded by dispatching heavily armed security forces who beat protesters with truncheons and rifle butts, and hauled them into miserable, jam-packed prisons.How a Belarusian Teacher and Stay-at-Home Mom Came to Lead a National Revolt|Vivienne Walt|February 25, 2021|Time
Ludmila says that she attacked a policeman bludgeoning an elderly woman with a truncheon, but in vain—the woman died.
Truncheon spoke in a low voice, and with the deepest and most respectful melancholy.
And she shot one glance at Fitzroy, who shot another at the great Truncheon, who held down his eyes.
The gesture is mainly pride, but there is misgiving in it, too: the knowledge that the pen is not as mighty as the truncheon.Adventures and Enthusiasms|E. V. Lucas
I think that he actually had provided himself with a truncheon to meet all the emergencies of supreme command.
The dagger and the night-stick (the latter a stout truncheon weighted with lead) were doing the work, and effectively, too.The Doomsman|Van Tassel Sutphen