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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
cudgel /'kʌdʤəl/
  • danh từ
    • dùi cui, gậy tày
    • to take up the cudgels for somebody
      • che chở ai, bảo vệ ai
  • ngoại động từ
    • đánh bằng dùi cui, đánh bằng gậy tày
    • to cudgel one's brains
      • (xem) brain
Concise Dictionary
+a club that is used as a weapon
+strike with a cudgel
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
a short thick stick that is used as a weapon
Idioms: take up (the) cudgels on behalf of sb/sth (old-fashioned, written) to defend or support sb/sth strongly
+ verb (BrE) (-ll-, AmE also -l-) [VN] to hit sb with a cudgel
Idioms: cudgel your brains (old-fashioned, BrE) to think very hard: I had to cudgel my brains to remember her name.

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