Definition of Quarterstaff

1. Noun. A long stout staff used as a weapon.

Generic synonyms: Staff



Definition of Quarterstaff

1. n. 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.

Definition of Quarterstaff

1. Noun. A wooden staff of an approximate length between 2 and 2.5 meters, sometimes tipped with iron, used as a weapon in rural England during the Early Modern period. ¹

2. Noun. Fighting or exercise with the quarterstaff. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quarterstaff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarterstaff

quarterns
quarteron
quarteroon
quarteroons
quarterpace
quarterpipe
quarterpipes
quarterpounder
quarterpounders
quarters
quartersaw
quartersawed
quartersawing
quartersawn
quartersaws
quarterstaff (current term)
quarterstaffs
quarterstaves
quartervine
quartes
quartet
quartets
quartett
quartette
quartettes
quartetts
quartic
quartic function
quartic polynomial
quartics

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