What does BLUDGEON mean?

BLUDGEON meaning in General Dictionary

a brief stick to one end packed or thicker and heavier the various other made use of as an offensive gun

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  • a club used as a weapon
  • hit with a club or a bludgeon
  • overcome or coerce like by making use of a heavy club
  • A short stick, with one end loaded, or thicker and heavier the various other, utilized as an offensive weapon.

BLUDGEON meaning in Law Dictionary

a dangerous gun or a club made from a heavy wood that sometimes has lead at its centre.


BLUDGEON meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1802, from early in the day noun bludgeon "quick club" (1730), which can be of unknown origin. Relevant: Bludgeoned; bludgeoning.

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  • "quick club," 1730, of not known origin.

BLUDGEON meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A short stick, with one end loaded, or thicker and heavier the various other, used as an offensive gun.


Sentence Examples with the word BLUDGEON

In February 1795 he was again arrested, and the Tribun du peuple was solemnly burnt in the Theatre des Bergeres by the jeunesse doree, the young men whose mission it was to bludgeon Jacobinism out of the streets and cafes.

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