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Synonyms for shillelagh

a cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn)

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Yesterday Dickson appeared for sentence after admitting charges of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner which was likely to cause a reasonable person to suffer fear or alarm in that he played music excessively loudly, repeatedly shouted and swore, acted in an aggressive manner, and raised a wooden shillelagh at police officers on April 16.
Sheridan was himself surprised by his grandchildren, who commandeered a shillelagh, a traditional blackthorn walking stick, and turned the tables, presenting their grandfather with an award.
SPECIAL DAYS: The Queen Mother, who is Colonel in Chief of the Irish Guards, has presented members of the regiment with sprigs of shamrock on St Patrick's Day since 1966; PROUD MOMENTS: The Queen Mum marks the 100th anniversary of the Irish Guards, a member of Shillelagh, and Belfast guard Graham Shaw
Shillelagh Awards will be presented to those selected by the wee-people at their annual caucus, which was held under the Wishing Tree in O'Malley's field, along with other awards given to honor those who have given to others.
He denied murdering Walter at Cronlea, Shillelagh, Wicklow, on July 1, 2010, but was found guilty last month at the Central Criminal Court.
Because now, more than ever before, we need to put on our shamrock and shillelagh act.
Sixth-ranked USC knocked the shillelagh out of the No.
It's probably true that he wouldn't realise he was in Ireland - north or south - unless everyone carried a shillelagh in one hand, a pig in the other and all the women looked like Maureen O'Hara.
Maybe the proudest Irish moment for this Jewish girl was getting my shillelagh last year at the Leprechaun Convention.
The bachelor told gardai that he shot Walter in the house they shared in Shillelagh, Co Wicklow, because he did not follow his mother's burial wishes.
The rider hit the headlines for the right reasons seven days earlier when he went through the six-race card for six different trainers at the Shillelagh & District meeting in Tinahely.
If Alice hadn't had her shillelagh when the burglars broke in, this story would have had a much different ending.
Our destination was Coollattin just a handful of miles away near the village of Shillelagh in the Wicklow mountains.