noun Indian English.
a heavy pole or stick, especially one used as a club by police.
Also, lathee.

1840–50; < Hindi lāthī Unabridged
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lathi (ˈlɑːtɪ)
a long heavy wooden stick used as a weapon in India, esp by the police

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