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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 or emblematic staff

Usage examples (32)
  • He snatches the sceptre from the hand of power, and tramples on goodness, and mocks at greatness.
  • ( "sceptre" -- rule) had not yet been conceded to Judah.
  • We're Princes in our own right -- our sceptre is the Flail.
  • His sceptre was the bow of Ulysses, not to be bent by a weaker hand. for more
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