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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 trun·cheon /ˈtrʌnʧən/
 警棍,權杖,職杖(vt.)用警棍打

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trun·cheon n.
 1. A short staff, a club; a cudgel; a shaft of a spear.
    With his truncheon he so rudely struck.   --Spenser.
 2. A baton, or military staff of command.
    The marshal's truncheon nor the judges robe.   --Shak.
 3. A stout stem, as of a tree, with the branches lopped off, to produce rapid growth.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trun·cheon, v. t. To beat with a truncheon.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 truncheon
      n : a short stout club used primarily by policemen [syn: nightstick,
           billy, billystick, billy club]