Penang lawyer

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Penang lawyer (plural Penang lawyers)

  1. A kind of walking stick made from the stem of an East Asiatic palm (Licuala acutifida).
    • Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles:
      It was a fine, thick piece of wood, bulbous-headed, of the sort which is known as a "Penang lawyer."