from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A short stick or club, especially a police officer's club.
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- n. A short rounded club used by policemen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. see billy, n. 1.
- n. a policeman's club; a nightstick.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a short stout club used primarily by policemen
“And when Confidential Magazine was getting ready to publish that article that alleged that I like well-endowed underage girls, and you took your billy club down to the office to reason with the editor, did I describe that as dangerous or big?”
He broke heads for two weeks straight, so good with a billy club that an off-duty cop nicknamed him “Buzz” and introduced him to Captain James Culhane, the head of the LAPD’s Riot Squad.
Buzz pulled the billy club from his waistband and walked through a grease-spattered kitchen-dinette to the bedroom.
They also got the picture — Sheriff Clark swinging his billy club at a helpless woman.
In one swipe, he grabbed his billy club off the nightstand and swung it at the man’s knees; wood-encased steel cracked bone; the man stumbled toward the bed.
Buzz laid three to one that Tommy Sifakis wouldn’t respond to the subtle approach, grabbed his billy club and walked up to the Pontiac.