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Synonyms for cutlass

a short heavy curved sword with one edge


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Okoi said Azeez and Adam, who were armed with cutlasses and some other dangerous weapons, robbed the complainant, Mrs Faith John of her iPhone 6 and Tecno phone all valued at N164, 000.
In other police forces of the time, cutlasses were issued to officers on patrol after dark or when things were particularly violent and this may have been the case with the Bute Dock Police," said Mr Head.
There is a story that when the cutlasses were replaced by the traditional police staff, a short warning was carved along their length.
Evans's ace in the hole, a former GM engineer, testified in a deposition that such a scenario was indeed likely in 1993 Cutlasses.
Back in those days, Olds sold more than 1 million cars a year, half of which were Cutlasses.
The Police Commissioner listed some of the items recovered from the suspects to include, Army uniform, one Beretta pistol, cutlasses, knives, charms, one Hummer Jeep and three booklets of Army pass used by the officers.
Contract notice: Manufacture of cutlasses, swords and daggers with sheaths to the military staff of the ministry of defence
Society chairman Harry Wynne said: "We have a significant collection of photographs, items of uniform, helmets and even some cutlasses which were issued to officers before 1900.
No wonder they loom large in our collective imagination, even though eyepatches and cutlasses are now viewed as cosy kiddyfare, thanks to Pirates Of The Caribbean.
Among the items seized were bumpers, fenders, grills and doors belonging to Chevrolet Camaros, Oldsmobile Cutlasses, Chevrolet Monte Carlos and Buick Regals.
An eyewitness, who spoke with Nigerian Tribune said that armed thugs invaded the residence of an high chief in the town where the traditional ruler was holding a meeting with cutlasses, knives, cudgels and guns.
But I hardly entered the room when Tale stormed the meeting with large number of armed had thugs who came with cutlasses, knives and guns.
The beneficiaries of the credits are 65 associations and 15 peasants co-operatives, which used the money in the purchase of hoes, cutlasses, fertilizers and ploughs, as well as other instruments.
seemingly lost to history with whatever cannons, cutlasses and plunder it may have carried.