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night·stick

 (nīt′stĭk′)
n.
A club carried by a police officer.
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nightstick

(ˈnaɪtˌstɪk) or

night stick

n
a club or truncheon used by the police
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nightstick - a short stout club used primarily by policemennightstick - a short stout club used primarily by policemen
club - stout stick that is larger at one end; "he carried a club in self defense"; "he felt as if he had been hit with a club"
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Translations

nightstick

[ˈnaɪtstɪk] N (US) → porra f (de policía)
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In short, he was the policeman with the nightstick. There was no one like him in that job.
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The Nightstick TWM-852XL with its 850-lumen light lasting up to 1.75 hours illuminates objects up to 245 meters away.
The thin one, Clyde, also takes his nightstick out from his belt and lightly slaps his leg with it.
New INTRANT lights from Nightstick feature a 45-degree angle floodlight and a 90-degree adjustable 200 lumen LED smoke-cutting beam.
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New INTRANT[TM] infuses renowned Nightstick Dual-Light[TM] technology with an adjustable RightAngle Light to enhance safety in dark and hazardous locations
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