Truncheon, vb., a word of Doll Tearsheet's making: “an captains were of my mind, they would t. you out, for taking their names upon you,” H4B II, 4, 154; i. e. probably: they would cudgel you out of your usurped title with their truncheons.
Shakespeare Lexicon. Alexander Schmidt. Berlin. Georg Reimer. 1902.
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