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noun [C] uk   us   /ˈnaɪt.stɪk/ US (also billy club, UK truncheon)
a thick heavy stick used as a weapon by police officers
Translations of “nightstick”
in Korean 야경봉…
in Arabic هَراوة…
in Portuguese cassetete…
in Catalan porra…
in Japanese 警棒…
in Italian tipo di bastone corto usato dalla polizia come arma, sfollagente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 警棍…
in Russian дубинка полицейского…
in Turkish cop, sopa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 警棍…
in Polish pałka (policyjna)…
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