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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a club that is used as a weapon;

VERB (1)

1. strike with a cudgel;
[syn: cudgel, fustigate]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cudgel \Cudg"el\ (k?j"?l), n. [OE. kuggel; cf. G. keule club (with a round end), kugel ball, or perh. W. cogyl cudgel, or D. cudse, kuds, cudgel.] A staff used in cudgel play, shorter than the quarterstaff, and wielded with one hand; hence, any heavy stick used as a weapon. [1913 Webster] He getteth him a grievous crabtree cudgel and . . . falls to rating of them as if they were dogs. --Bunyan. [1913 Webster] Cudgel play, a fight or sportive contest with cudgels. To cross the cudgels, to forbear or give up the contest; -- a phrase borrowed from the practice of cudgel players, who lay one cudgel over another when the contest is ended. To take up cudgels for, to engage in a contest in behalf of (some one or something). [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cudgel \Cudg"el\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cudgeled or Cudgelled (-?ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Cudgeling or cudgelling.] To beat with a cudgel. [1913 Webster] An he here, I would cudgel him like a dog. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To cudgel one's brains, to exercise one's wits. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cudgel n 1: a club that is used as a weapon v 1: strike with a cudgel [syn: cudgel, fustigate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

71 Moby Thesaurus words for "cudgel": baste, bastinado, bat, baton, beat, belabor, belt, billy, billy club, birch, blackjack, bludgeon, buffet, cane, club, clue, cosh, cowhide, cue, cut, drub, ferule, flagellate, flail, flog, fustigate, give a whipping, give the stick, hickory, horsewhip, indication, inkling, intimation, knobkerrie, knout, lace, lash, lay on, mace, nightstick, notion, paddle, pistol-whip, pommel, pummel, quarterstaff, rattan, rawhide, rod, sandbag, scourge, shillelagh, smite, spank, spontoon, strap, stripe, suggestion, swinge, switch, telltale, thrash, thump, trounce, truncheon, wallop, war club, whale, whip, whop, wind