nal-nal

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nal-nal (plural nal-nals)

  1. A traditional warclub of the people of Tanna, Vanuatu.
    • 2014, William F. S. Miles, Scars of Partition: Postcolonial Legacies in French and British Borderlands:
      Born in 1905, he recounts that his own grandfather was a warrior, fighting with arrows made out of bone, the kasowaso (a deadly hurling stone), and the nal-nal (bludgeon).