Definitions English

  • Music A slender wooden stick or rod used by a conductor to direct an orchestra or band.
  • A hollow metal rod with a heavy rubber tip or tips that is wielded and twirled by a drum major or drum majorette.
  • A short staff carried by certain public officials as a symbol of office.
  • Sports The hollow cylinder that is carried by each member of a relay team in a running race and passed to the next team member.
  • A short stick carried by police; a billy club.
  • Heraldry A shortened narrow bend, often signifying bastardy.