Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A staff or pole on which a tub or other vessel or weight is supported between two persons.
- n. A staff held by two people, one in each end, and used to carry a load.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A staff or pole on which a vessel is supported between two persons.
“COLSTAFF, cowlstaff, pole for carrying a cowl = tub.”
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