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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A long stout staff used as a weapon.

Usage examples (35)
  • A quarterstaff was a dynamic weapon; it didn't have a point or edge to do the wielder's work for him.
  • The quarterstaff was a better weapon for him.
  • He ran his right hand up and down the quarterstaff.
  • He'd thought they wanted him to use the quarterstaff. for more
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