Definition of gold stick
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 sovereign — Elizabeth II
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