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truncheon

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

ˈtrǝnchǝn

1 n. chiefly Brit. a short, thick stick carried as a weapon by a police officer.

2 a staff or baton acting as a symbol of authority.

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truncheon

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

ˈtrǝnchǝn

1 n. chiefly Brit. a short, thick stick carried as a weapon by a police officer.

2 a staff or baton acting as a symbol of authority.

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truncheon

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 6 words.

So spelled. See spelling (a).

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truncheon

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 504 words.

ashen, fashion, passion, ration • abstraction, action, attraction, benefaction, compaction, contraction, counteraction, diffraction, enaction, exaction, extraction, faction,

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truncheon

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 497 words.

ashen, fashion, passion, ration • abstraction, action, attraction, benefaction, compaction, contraction, counteraction, diffraction, enaction, exaction, extraction, faction,

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truncheon

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 33 words.

†piece broken off; †fragment or shaft of a spear XIII; short thick staff; staff as symbol of authority XVI. —

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truncheon

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 53 words.

1 n. chiefly Brit. a short, thick stick carried as a weapon by a police officer.

2 a staff or

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truncheon <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 264 words.

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trunchioner / ~s <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 7 words.

ˈtrɤnʃɪǝnǝɹz

sp truncheoners1

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trunchion / ~’s <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 12 words.

ˈtrɤnʃɪǝn / -z

sp truncheon2, trunchion2 / truncheons1

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cosh

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 8 words.

stout stick, truncheon. XIX. of unkn. orig.

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