from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In England, an officer of the royal palace, so called from the silvered wand which is his badge.
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We had our silver-stick men with us; but still all made a sorry figure compared with the splendid
The old 'chobdâr', or silver-stick bearer, who came with us from the
Please, just go get a silver-stick and paper from the box and help me, would you? "