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ceremonial staffs

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ceremonial staffs


Weapons in the form of a single, long shaft, like a quarterstaff, that serve ceremonial or ritual functions, for instance as symbols of office or public regalia. For weapons consisting of a long staff of wood, often tipped with iron at both ends, use "quarterstaffs."


ceremonial staff

staff, ceremonial

staffs, ceremonial

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