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baton round

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Definition of baton round in English:

noun

British
A large rubber or plastic projectile shot from a special gun and used especially in riot control.
Example sentences
  • Another ‘less lethal’ weapon, the plastic baton round, was also used in the operation which followed - the first time one has been fired by police in London.
  • This selection includes baton round guns (plastic bullets), and actual firearms.
  • A spokesman said: ‘As a consequence of the threat he posed to himself and police officers a single baton round was fired and the man was disarmed.’

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