from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A short metal-tipped cane carried especially by officers in the armed forces.
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- n. a short stick carried by a uniformed person as a symbol of authority
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- n. a short cane or stick covered with leather and carried by army officers
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