of silence, and the two speakers would be on common ground when the native indicated by the name bwirri his cudgel, flung whirring through the air at a flock of birds, or when the native described as a jakkal-yakkal the bird called by the foreigner a cockatoo.
The traditional Irish shillelagh or cudgel is one example of a weapon made with this wood.
I had with me a short stout cudgel and a long knife.
The only effect of this threat was that Johnson reiterated the charge of forgery in the most contemptuous terms, and walked about, during some time, with a cudgel.
He smashed the cudgel into the Toller's head once, twice, three times.
The fencer who demanded a contest according to the rules of fencing was the French army; his opponent who threw away the rapier and snatched up the cudgel was the Russian people; those who try to explain the matter according to the rules of fencing are the historians who have described the event.
I'll not bate ye a pin on ' t, sir; for, by this cudgel, tis true.
The coward placed a very thick cudgel beside him for protection.
As he leaned upon a thick oaken cudgel his shoulders heaved in the effort to draw the air into his lungs.
Perhaps it's another ruddy great cudgel to beat Neo Labor with.
Jolen swings at Nizevyn with hickory cudgel to little or no effect.
Like my previous oak cudgel, it's impossible to place an age on this stick.
hickory cudgel to little or no effect.
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