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Weapons that do not explode or cut

battering ram

noun

a large heavy wooden or metal post used for breaking through gates and doors

blunt instrument

noun

any heavy object with a flat or round end, used as a weapon

boomerang

noun

a curved stick that comes back to you when you throw it. It was traditionally used by Australian Aboriginals for hunting.

bullwhip

noun

a long heavy whip

club

noun

a thick heavy stick used as a weapon

cosh

noun

a weapon shaped like a short thick stick

cudgel

noun

a short thick stick used for hitting people

goad

noun

a sharp stick used for making animals move

knobkierie

noun

a short thick stick with a knob used as a weapon

knuckleduster

noun

a piece of metal worn on the hand as a weapon

lash

noun

the thin piece of leather forming the main part of a whip

mace

noun

a weapon used in the Middle Ages consisting of a stick with a round top part covered with sharp points

ram

noun

a battering ram

stick

noun

a long thin piece of wood used as a weapon or for making an animal move in the direction you want it to

thumbscrew

noun

a piece of equipment used in the past for torturing people by squeezing their thumbs very hard

tripwire

noun

a hidden piece of wire that is stretched just above the ground so that someone will fall over it

whip

noun

a long thin piece of leather with a handle on one end, used for making horses move faster or for hitting someone

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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dish

to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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