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truncheon

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈtrʌn.tʃən/ UK (US billy club, nightstick)
a thick, heavy stick used as a weapon by police officers
Translations of “truncheon”
in Arabic هَراوة…
in Korean 경찰봉…
in Malaysian cota, belantan…
in French matraque…
in Turkish cop, polis sopası/cobu…
in Italian tipo di bastone corto usato dalla polizia come arma, sfollagente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 警棍…
in Russian дубинка…
in Polish pałka…
in Vietnamese dùi cui…
in Spanish porra…
in Portuguese cassetete…
in Thai กระบอง…
in German der Knüppel…
in Catalan porra…
in Japanese (警官が持つ)警棒…
in Indonesian pentungan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 警棍…
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