Thursday, July 05, 2001
Definitions for cudgel
- A short heavy stick used as a weapon; a club.
- To beat with or as if with a cudgel.
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Citations for cudgel
Whatever had been making her dogs uneasy, she'd have to handle it on her own. Rosie Bowe took a heavy piece of firewood as a cudgel and followed them.
The Grand Vizier Kuprili of Constantinople, for example, . . . closed the city's coffeehouses. Anyone caught drinking coffee was soundly cudgeled.