Cudgel - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkʌdʒl|  American pronunciation of the word cudgel
Brit.  |ˈkʌdʒ(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word cudgel

noun

- a club that is used as a weapon

verb

- strike with a cudgel (syn: fustigate)

Examples

...a farmer armed with a cudgel drove us off his land...

Bestowing a hearty thwack with a cudgel on the flanks of his donkey.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: cudgel
he/she/it: cudgels
present participle: cudgelling
past tense: cudgelled
past participle: cudgelled
noun
singular: cudgel
plural: cudgels
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