Definitions and translations for "cudgel"

Definition of cudgel

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Noun
1. A short heavy club with a rounded head used as a weapon.
The guard hefted his cudgel menacingly and looked at the inmates. The threat to swing glinted in his eye.
2. Anything that can be used as a threat to force ones will on another.
Verb
3. To strike with a cudgel.
The officer was violently cudgeled down in the midst of the rioters.
4. To exercise (one's wits or brains).
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English - English - cudgel

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n. club, bludgeon, tool used to administer beatings
v. club, beat, bludgeon, hit with a club

English - Spanish - cudgel

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s. garrote, palo, tranca
v. aporrear, dar garrotazos, golpear con la porra

English - French - cudgel

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n. gourdin
v. frapper au gourdin

English - German - cudgel

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n. Knüppel, Schlagstock
v. verknüppeln, schlagen

English - Indonesian - cudgel

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n. gada, pentung, belantan, pentungan
v. memukul dgn tongkat, mementung

English - Italian - cudgel

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s. clava, manganello, randello
v. prendere a randellate, manganellare

English - Polish - cudgel

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n. pałka, maczuga
v. pałka: uderzać pałką, wygrzmocić

English - Portuguese - cudgel

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s. clava, bastão, cacete
v. bater, espancar, surrar

English - Romanian - cudgel

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n. bâtă, baston, măciucă, hădărag, retevei, toroipan
v. ciomăgi, ridica: se ridica în apărarea

English - Russian - cudgel

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с. дубина
г. бить палкой, колотить

English - Turkish - cudgel

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f. sopalamak, dövmek, dayak atmak
i. lobut, sopa, çomak, değnek

English - Ukrainian - cudgel

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n. дрючок, ломака
v. дрючок: бити дрючком, дубасити палицею, дубасити

English - Dutch - cudgel

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zn. knuppel
ww. neerknuppelen

English - Greek - cudgel

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ουσ. ρόπαλο
ρήμ. κτυπώ

English - Arabic - cudgel

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‏هراوة‏
‏ضرب بالنبوت‏

English - Chinese - cudgel

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(名) 棍棒
(动) 用棍棒打

English - Chinese - cudgel

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(名) 棍棒
(動) 用棍棒打

English - Hindi - cudgel

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n. गदा

English - Japanese - cudgel

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(動) こん棒で打つ
(名) こん棒

English - Korean - cudgel

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명. 곤장, 곤봉
동. 곤봉으로 때리다

English - Vietnamese - cudgel

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n. gậy
v. đánh bằng gậy
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Synonyms for cudgel
strike: hit, batter, punch, beat, knock, pound, buffet
Verb forms for cudgel
Present participle: cudgel(l)ing
Present: cudgel (3.person: cudgels)
Past: cudgel(l)ed
Future: will cudgel
Present conditional: would cudgel
Present Perfect: have cudgel(l)ed (3.person: has cudgel(l)ed)
Past Perfect: had cudgel(l)ed
Future Perfect: will have cudgel(l)ed
Past conditional: would have cudgel(l)ed