Synonyms for Truncheon:
n.boot, chevron, flak jacket, Denver boot, body armor, war club, breathalyzer, stick, cuffs, bludgeon, club, cruiser, weapon. •punishment device (noun)
maiden, rope, stake, ax, cowhide, switch, stocks, guillotine, lash, gas chamber, strap, scaffold, captivity, rawhide, electric chair, iron, thumbscrew, thong, prison, torture chamber, gallows, bull whip, pillory, birch rod, whipping post, whip, jail, rack, cane, solitary confinement, block, rod, noose, gibbet.
billy, nightstick, billystick.
Usage examples for truncheon
" Day after day, and night after night, the one or other part of the camp is entertained by the edifying spectacle of natives being thrashed, tents being burnt, and white people surrounded by ferocious crowds who can scarcely be kept back from carrying out their desire for vengeance by a small truncheon and a thick thong. – A Century of Wrong by F. W. Reitz