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baton charge

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Definition of baton charge in English:

noun

A headlong rush made by police officers with drawn truncheons, typically used in riot control to force crowds to disperse: riot police fired tear gas and launched baton charges at protesters

verb

(baton-charge) [with object] Back to top  
Charge at (a group of people) with drawn truncheons: police baton-charged the crowd

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