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nightstick Line breaks: night|stick
Pronunciation: /ˈnʌɪtstɪk/

Definition of nightstick in English:


North American
A police officer’s truncheon.
Example sentences
  • Most police officers carry a nightstick, with only designated officers carrying sidearms.
  • The police attacked the workers with rubber bullets, tear gas, smoke grenades, and nightsticks.
  • Later in the weekend, allegations of a CBC reporter being struck with a nightstick and of police dogs being set loose on protesters also emerged.
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