swagger stick


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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

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