Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of scepter.

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Examples

  • But the sex scenes in those things are always so short and badly written with men sticking their "scepters" and their

    QueerClick

  • Under Stephen Harper, ministers have come to imagine that they are princelings, unaccountable to anyone, who can merely wave their scepters and impose their will.

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  • He arose within the shadows, tall, straight, and stern, with power in his eyes and ghostly scepters hovering to his grasp.

    DARKWATER

  • But before we pass out the scepters, it ' s instructive to contemplate how class distinctions work in America today.

    You, Too, Can Join Royal Ranks

  • When Henry had returned to his throne, Cranmer continued the investiture, this time seeming to have regained his composure, blessing and then presenting Queen Anne with the scepters of her station.

    The Tudors: King Takes Queen

  • Morales received two bastones de mando indígenas - which I will poorly translate as "scepters of indigenous authority" - from a pair of children in llama white.

    Nathaniel Loewentheil: President Once and Future: The Spirited Inauguration of Evo Morales

  • Morales received two bastones de mando indígenas - which I will poorly translate as "scepters of indigenous authority" - from a pair of children in llama white.

    President Once and Future: The Spirited Inauguration of Evo Morales

  • Around us were festive family groups, accompanying preteen boys in shiny satin, sultan-style outfits, with capes, turbans, and scepters, indicating that this was their circumcision day — a rite generally performed long past infancy in Turkey.

    The Ottoman Mystique

  • There were gem-encrusted chalices, and golden candlesticks and scepters.

    The Night Of the Solstice

  • Around us were festive family groups, accompanying preteen boys in shiny satin, sultan-style outfits, with capes, turbans, and scepters, indicating that this was their circumcision day — a rite generally performed long past infancy in Turkey.

    The Ottoman Mystique

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