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Quarterstaff Meaning & Definition
Quarterstaff Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Quarterstaff?

[n] a long stout staff used as a weapon

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Quarterstaff In Webster's Dictionary

\Quar"ter*staff`\, n.; pl. {Quarterstaves}. A long and stout staff formerly used as a weapon of defense and offense; -- so called because in holding it one hand was placed in the middle, and the other between the middle and the end.

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