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swagger stick

n.
A short metal-tipped cane carried especially by officers in the armed forces.

swagger stick

or esp Brit

swagger cane

n
(Military) a short cane or stick carried on occasion mainly by army officers

swag′ger stick`


n.
a short, batonlike stick, formerly carried by some army officers.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.swagger stick - a short cane or stick covered with leather and carried by army officersswagger stick - a short cane or stick covered with leather and carried by army officers
cane - a stick that people can lean on to help them walk
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swagger stick

nOffiziersstöckchen nt
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One such took place on the steps of my own school outside a newly built block when two former classmates met after an absence of three years which had sent one to sea as a humble but much torpedoed merchant seaman, the other to bear the proud insignia of the Pioneer Corps upon his lapels, his one pip, swagger cane, Sam Browne and gloves - when had he ever had gloves?
As per literary definition it is not baton, it is called the Swagger Cane, and be amused, the material of the cane does not matter.