Definition of Swagger stick

1. Noun. A short cane or stick covered with leather and carried by army officers.

Generic synonyms: Cane



Definition of Swagger stick

1. Noun. a short stick carried by a uniformed person as a symbol of authority ¹

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Literary usage of Swagger stick

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1. Over the Threshold of War: Personal Experiences of the Great European Conflict by Nevil Monroe Hopkins (1918)
"... heavily with the Corporal who dropped his swagger stick, and the air was charged with rare possibilities as the lead- loaded handle bumped the floor. ..."

2. The Spell of China by Archie Bell (1917)
"(Oh, yes, our Yankee soldier in the East soon acquires the swagger stick and wrist-watch habit!) We had been walking together, so when I stepped into the ..."

3. With Seeing Eyes: The Unusual Story of an Observant Thinker at the Front by Harold Morton Kramer (1919)
"The drawling English officer who had so disgusted the Yank by his swagger-stick, monocle, and apparent fastidiousness, demonstrated that his courage was ..."

4. The Winston Simplified Dictionary: Including All the Words in Common Use by William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer (1919)
"... awag-gd bluster; bully; to strut or walk with affected superiority: n. noisy boastfulness: an affected or Insolent manner of walking: swagger stick, ..."

5. Celebration Legal Essays: To Mark the Twenty-fifth Year of Service of John H by John Henry Wigmore (1919)
"... descendants are the baton of the European field-marshal and the "sport-stick" or "swagger- stick" carried by some of the Allied soldiers when off duty. ..."

6. Literature and life: Studies by William Dean Howells (1902)
"... of the warriors comes do%vn the white street, with his swagger-stick in his hand, and flaming in scarlet and gold upon the ground of his own blackness, ..."

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