gold stick


Definition of gold stick

  1. 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. 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 sovereign — Elizabeth II

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