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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A ceremonial or emblematic staff; The imperial authority symbolized by a ceremonial staff.

Usage examples (36)
  • “I thought your scepter was the strongest, your highness.”
  • A scepter is a kind of staff borne by kings as an emblem of their authority.
  • It is a sign of law and order, just as the scepter is the sign of royalty and rule.
  • "A kinglet without a scepter is a flibberjig, and I'll be black and blue by to-morrow morning!" for more
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