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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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It was that England's bludgeon was neutralised anyway, so they had go wide.
He said: ``The defendant,armed with a Stanley knife, a hammer and a chisel had gone round to Victory Avenue and, we say, quite coldly bludgeoned Mr Griffiths to death.
In that hard terrain a softer practice point like the Saunders Bludgeon would have been more suitable.
Bludgeon and Bella both found the back of the net Tuesday night when the Wildcats edged Naperville Central 2-1 in a Class 3A Naperville North regional semifinal.
Recording conclusions of unlawful killing yesterday, HM Coroner for Cumbria David Roberts said: "Whatever may have been concluded in working with this young man, no-one could have seen that he would bludgeon his mother and sister to death."
Mr Perry, 40, and Mr Hagan, 36, both from Huyton, were allegedly bludgeoned to death with a baseball bat on June 19.
POLICE were today trying to discover what drove a policeman to bludgeon to death his wife and two of his young sons with a claw hammer before hanging himself.
"I obviously want to do her proud because she's done so, I mean as bananas as she is and darling, she also raises such a lot of money, she really knows how to bludgeon with glamour" the actor said.
Campaigners have called for an inquiry into how killer Peter Bryan of east London was able to walk out of a mental health unit and bludgeon his friend to death.
POLICE were today trying to discover what drove a respected policeman to bludgeon to death his wife and two of his young sons with a claw hammer before hanging himself.
Peta said: "If it turns out that police officers did, in fact, bludgeon a deer to death, they should be not only struck off, but also locked up."
From her hospital bed, for "three terrible days," Christina watched a drunken Joan bludgeon her way through live soap opera episodes.