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Blackjacks (weapons)

Scope note

Small percussive weapons typically consisting of a leather-covered piece of lead or other heavy material with a short flexible handle such as a strap or springy shaft.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000201641

Broader Terms used

<percussive weapons>

Equivalent Terms used

blackjack (weapon)

Created

11yrs ago

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