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quarterstaff

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noun, quar·ter·staff \ˈkwȯ(r)-tər-ˌstaf\

Definition of quarterstaff

plural quarterstavesplay \-ˌstavz, -ˌstāvz\

  1. :  a long stout staff formerly used as a weapon and wielded with one hand in the middle and the other between the middle and the end




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