Definition and Meanings for truncheon
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Part of Speech of truncheon
noun, transitive verb
Etymology of truncheon
Meaning of truncheon
- a short staff, a club; a cudgel; a shaft of a spear.
- a baton, or military staff of command.
- a stout stem, as of a tree, with the branches lopped off, to produce rapid growth.
as transitive verb
- to beat with a truncheon.