"My property!" shouted Mikolka, with bloodshot eyes, brandishing the bar in his hands.
He threw down the whip, bent forward and picked up from the bottom of the cart a long, thick shaft, he took hold of one end with both hands and with an effort brandished it over the mare.
But the commissariat clerk was unwilling to let him off so easily: he picked up a glass from the table, brandished it in the air and flung it at Pyotr Petrovitch; but the glass flew straight at Amalia Ivanovna.
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She brandished a sword.
She tossed her new weapon up in the air, caught it again, brandished it, and urged the horse forward.