Translation of truncheon in Spanish:


cachiporra, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtrʌn(t)ʃ(ə)n//ˈtrən(t)ʃən/



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    cachiporra feminine
    macana feminine Latin America
    porra feminine Spain
    bolillo masculine Colombia
    • One driver was even found with a police truncheon in his car.
    • Although practice varied between regions, apart from a period between 1884 and 1936, British police were allowed little more than a truncheon on routine patrol.
    • Ten policemen, waving truncheons a little too enthusiastically, have closed the road so that the dialogue can be recorded.
    • There they confronted the police; a police truncheon injured one teacher.
    • Faced with escalating riots, the Italian police unleashed water cannon, plastic bullets and 12-inch truncheons.
    • Armed with truncheons and tear gas, police repeatedly attacked the 200,000 demonstrators who had come from all over the world to protest the summit proceedings.
    • Over 80 police and soldiers used truncheons, tear gas and a water cannon on protestors, including women and children.
    • The deal was signed while hundreds of police armed with truncheons and riot equipment remained on standby outside the hotel.
    • Police used truncheons to beat them back, but no major injuries were reported.
    • In France in May 1968, the gendarmerie and the police used water cannon, tear gas and truncheons to put down three-week-long Sorbonne riots, injuring nearly 400 persons.
    • Police in riot gear and carrying truncheons pushed them back, and several were arrested.
    • He was taken to a police station where he was beaten with truncheons, punched and kicked.
    • They were beaten back by riot police with truncheons.
    • According to the organisers of the meeting, police employed truncheons and pepper spray in the course of their intervention.
    • Until 1857, New York City police found truncheons sufficient.
    • Rowan and Mayne limited constables' weapons to the truncheon, carried concealed until 1863.
    • Special units of the police attacked pickets and demonstrators with water cannon and truncheons.
    • The police used truncheons and tear gas, while paramilitary groups of religious fanatics attacked the protesters, including women, with metal chains.
    • Mobile police units used water cannon and truncheons to counter the right-wing rioters, who threw stones and bottles.
    • The demonstrators were attacked by the police, who employed tear gas and truncheons and beat and arrested a number of the protesters.