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CUDGEL (cudgelled, cudgelling)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cudgel mean? 

CUDGEL (noun)
  The noun CUDGEL has 1 sense:

1. a club that is used as a weapon

  Familiarity information: CUDGEL used as a noun is very rare.


CUDGEL (verb)
  The verb CUDGEL has 1 sense:

1. strike with a cudgel

  Familiarity information: CUDGEL used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CUDGEL (noun)


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Meaning:

A club that is used as a weapon

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("cudgel" is a kind of...):

club (stout stick that is larger at one end)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cudgel"):

bastinado (a cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet)

shillalah; shillelagh (a cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn))


CUDGEL (verb)


Sense 1cudgel [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Strike with a cudgel

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

cudgel; fustigate

Hypernyms (to "cudgel" is one way to...):

hit (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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