Definition of Nightsticks

1. Noun. (plural of nightstick) ¹



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Definition of Nightsticks

1. nightstick [n] - See also: nightstick

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nightsticks

nightshades
nightshift
nightshifts
nightshirt
nightshirted
nightshirts
nightside
nightsides
nightsoil
nightspot
nightspots
nightstand
nightstands
nightstick
nightstick fracture
nightsticks (current term)
nightstool
nightsuit
nightsuits
nighttide
nighttides
nighttime
nighttimes
nightwalker
nightwalkers
nightward

Literary usage of Nightsticks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Confessions at Any Cost: Police Torture in Russia by Diederik Lohman (1999)
"... nightsticks.39 In a variation on "lastochka," the detainee is forced face down on the ground and his legs are tied tightly with a rope to the handcuffed ..."

2. Silencing a People: The Destruction of Civil Society in Haiti by Americas Watch Committee (U.S.), National Coalition for Haitian Refugees (1993)
"Kesner Blaise, an ENS student, was shot in the shoulder blade and hit many times with nightsticks. He sustained a number of blows to the head from which he ..."

3. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1908)
"The crowd gathered, were denied opportunity to hear speeches and clubbed out of the park—"the nightsticks swung with deadly precision." The bomb was thrown, ..."

4. Federal Immigration Law Enforcement in the Southwest: Civil Rights Impacts by John F. Dulles (1998)
"... report includes a chapter which describes objects and methods allegedly used by the Border Patrol to inflict injury, including flashlights, nightsticks, ..."

5. Forty Years of Diplomacy by Roman Romanovich Rosen (1922)
"... however large, could easily have been handled and subdued by, say, five or six hundred New York policemen armed with nothing but nightsticks. ..."

6. Free Speech for Radicals by Theodore Albert Schroeder (1916)
"The crowd gathered, were denied opportunity to hear speeches and clubbed out of the park—"the nightsticks swung with deadly precision." The bomb was thrown, ..."

7. National Data Collection on Police Use of Force by Tom McEwen (1996)
"... By comparison, nightsticks were employed 188 times and Leahy, pp. 6-7. 23"OC Spray is New York City Cops' Weapon of Choice," Law Enforcement News, ..."

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