cudgel


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It is true I held the cudgel, but what could I do with it against his four great arms?
He was now too close upon me for the cudgel to prove of any effective assistance, so I merely threw it as heavily as I could at his advancing bulk.
Leaping over his prostrate body, I seized the cudgel and finished the monster before he could regain his feet.
Thou shalt eat sweet venison and quaff the stoutest ale, and mine own good right-hand man shalt thou be, for never did I see such a cudgel player in all my life before.
If ye handle yew bow and apple shaft no better than ye do oaken cudgel, I wot ye are not fit to be called yeomen in my country; but if there be any man here that can shoot a better shaft than I, then will I bethink me of joining with you.
I must needs own thou art a brave and a sturdy soul and, withal, a good stout stroke with the cudgels.
He approached the door, and as he did so a compactly built, grey-faced man in shirt sleeves appeared in it and scrutinised him and his cudgel.
The black man, with the woman's crimson scarf tied round his swarthy head, stood forward in the centre of the path, with a long dull-colored knife in his hand, while the other, waving a ragged cudgel, cursed at Alleyne and dared him to come on.
I kept straight on, with my cudgel ready in my hand, my ears on the alert, and my eyes straining to see through the mist and the darkness.
I got on his back, with my cudgel in my mouth, seized the parapet with both hands, and was instantly on the roof.
said Hugh, giving his cudgel one of those skilful flourishes, in which the rustic of that time delighted.
The conservationists started moving away, but the young man caught one of them and started punching and beating him with the cudgel.