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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of baton.


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  • One of them seemed to flip, racked up, batoned him and pushed him.

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  • In ANY other country in the world the protestors would have been water cannoned, tear gassed, charged, batoned, kicked etc.

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  • I dont think I would have batoned her - but I know I would have given her a big push - also we hear a few saying ‘it was correct procedure to baton’ no - CS first …

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  • Some were sprayed or batoned; some were arrested with reporters.

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  • The iambic conductor puffs out his man chest, lifts his batoned hand up, and everybody sees the eighth note hovering there before the bar line on their music stands, and the string tremolo builds, and the mallets of the tympani blur, and the chord swells, and crests, and gets foamy at the ridge, and then the baton comes down and a big green glittering word-wave crashes down on the downbeat.


  • Added to that, someone who attended the vigil for Ian Tomlinson at Bank Junction the day after his death was also filmed being slapped and batoned by an officer of the Territorial Support Group, who had covered up his epaulettes with duct tape so his number couldn't be seen, in contravention of police rules.

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  • At least three men in this mixed group lingered long enough to be caught by the advancing line of officers and they were batoned.

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  • The police batoned, bayoneted and fired on the striking workers to force them down the mine shafts.

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  • The relations of England and France were disturbed, a French officer, batoned in the Dublin streets, reported to the French War Office that Ireland was ready for insurrection.

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  • Evidence was given that police had savagely kicked and batoned soldiers lying on the ground, and some police were alleged to have secretly supplied the O.B. with teargas bombs to use against the soldiers.

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