gold stick

noun

1
: the gold-headed staff presented by the British sovereign to the colonel of a regiment of Life Guardsmen or to the captain of the gentlemen-at-arms
2
usually capitalized G&S : one entitled to carry the gold stick on state occasions
Gold Sticks and Silver Sticks have waited closely upon the persons of their sovereignElizabeth II

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“Gold stick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gold%20stick. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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