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Noun: nightstick  'nIt,stik
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: truncheon)
  1. A short stout club used primarily by policemen
    - truncheon, baton, billy [N. Amer, informal], billystick [N. Amer], billy club [N. Amer]

Derived forms: nightsticks

Type of: club

Encyclopedia: Nightstick