Entry from British & World English dictionary
A hollow walking stick containing a blade that can be used as a sword.
- She kept a cabinet full of weapons, including an axe, crossbow, machete, swordstick, cosh, an air rifle and two revolvers, the court was told.
- The move is likely to be difficult to deploy, but specific weapons have been outlawed in the past, including flick knives, swordsticks, push daggers, death stars and butterfly knives.
- A handful of innocent-looking walking canes mounted on a wall hide huge swordsticks, most taken from elderly passengers who wanted them for protection.
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