Translation of truncheon in Spanish:
- (especially British English)
macana (feminine) (Latin America)
porra (feminine) (Spain)
bolillo (masculine) (Colombia)Example sentences
- Rowan and Mayne limited constables' weapons to the truncheon, carried concealed until 1863.
- In France in May 1968, the gendarmerie and the police used water cannon, tear gas and truncheons to put down three-week-long Sorbonne riots, injuring nearly 400 persons.
- Police in riot gear and carrying truncheons pushed them back, and several were arrested.
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