swagger stick

swagger stick
noun Date: 1887 a short light stick usually covered with leather and tipped with metal at each end and intended for carrying in the hand (as by military officers)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • swagger stick — n. a short stick or cane as carried by some army officers, etc.: also Brit. swagger cane …   English World dictionary

  • Swagger stick — A swagger stick is a short stick or riding crop usually carried by a uniformed person as a symbol of authority. A swagger stick is shorter than a staff or cane, and is usually made from rattan. HistoryOriginally, it was a functional implement… …   Wikipedia

  • Swagger stick — British Army Captain mit Offiziersstöckchen Ein Swagger stick oder Offiziersstöckchen wird von Offizieren als Symbol ihrer Autorität getragen. Der Swagger stick ist eine Tradition der Commonwealth Staaten und wird vor allem in der British Army… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • swagger stick — Synonyms and related words: Malacca cane, alpenstock, baton, cane, crook, crosier, cross, cross staff, crutch, crutch stick, handstaff, lituus, pastoral staff, paterissa, quarterstaff, shillelagh, staff, stave, stick, swanking stick, walking… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • swagger stick — swag′ger stick n. a short, batonlike stick, formerly carried by some army officers • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • swagger stick — a short, batonlike stick, usually leather covered, sometimes carried by army officers, soldiers, etc. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • swagger stick — noun a short stick carried by a uniformed person as a symbol of authority …   Wiktionary

  • swagger stick — /ˈswægə stɪk/ (say swaguh stik) noun a short stick or cane sometimes carried by military personnel …   Australian English dictionary

  • swagger stick — noun a short cane or stick covered with leather and carried by army officers • Hypernyms: ↑cane …   Useful english dictionary

  • swagger stick — noun a short cane carried by a military officer …   English new terms dictionary

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