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Bludgeon

 

an ancient weapon for dealing blows.

The bludgeon was a short stick with a metal ball suspended from one end by a strap or chain. On the other end there was a loop that could be slipped over the wrist. The bludgeon was carried on one’s belt. It was used in ancient Rus’ and many countries of the Orient.

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The bodies of Xi Zhou, known as Cici, and her boyfriend Zhen Xing Yang, called Kevin, were found hacked and bludgeoned to death in their ground floor flat, on Croydon Road, in Arthur's Hill, Newcastle, two days after they were last seen alive.
A JILTED lover bludgeoned his partner's new boyfriend to death and tried to murder her while the couple lay in bed, a court heard today.
Besides the decline in business due to the September 11th attacks, fears surrounding SARS have bludgeoned the once booming Chinatown economy, said LMDC chairman John C.
BILLIE-JO Jenkins, the 13-year-old bludgeoned to death by her foster father in 1997, has been completely forgotten or at best overlooked in the process which has unfolded after the murder, her foster mother says.
The shop was left unsupervised one day by prison staff and another inmate took a hammer from the shop tool room and bludgeoned the prisoner to death.
Gerardi was bludgeoned to death in the garage of his house shortly after presenting a human rights report that blamed the military and pro-Government death squads for most of the human rights violations committed during Guatemala's 36-year civil war, which ended in 1996.
Else the networks wouldn't have to be bludgeoned to program this fare,
An undercover investigation, which made international headlines earlier this week, found that millions of dogs and cats in China are bludgeoned, hanged, bled to death, and strangled with wire nooses for their fur, which is often deliberately mislabeled as fur from another species.
Gran-of-two Valerie Graves, 55, was bludgeoned to death at a PS1.
Gavin Mooney, 69, and wife Dr Delys Weston, 62, were found bludgeoned in their Tasmanian home on December 19.
Summary: A shopkeeper who bludgeoned his postmistress wife to death as she slept then blamed an armed robber, has been convicted of murder.
He allegedly knocked her to the floor and bludgeoned her over the head with a statue before raping her.