Pronunciation: (trun'chun), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/truncheon.html on line 73 [key]
1. the club carried by a police officer; billy.
2. a staff representing an office or authority; baton.
3. the shattered shaft of a spear.
4. Obs.cudgel; bludgeon.
Archaic.to beat with a club.
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