Definition of Quarterstaves

1. Noun. (plural of quarterstaff) ¹



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Definition of Quarterstaves

1. quarterstaff [n] - See also: quarterstaff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarterstaves

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

Literary usage of Quarterstaves

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1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1894)
"They have rattled their mimic quarterstaves bravely and gone back to their box. After a time the novelist lost the faculty even of making them rattle their ..."

2. Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860 by George Saintsbury (1895)
"They have rattled their mimic quarterstaves bravely and gone back to their box. After a time the novelist lost the faculty even of making them rattle their ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1894)
"After a time the novelist lost the faculty even of making them rattle their quarterstaves ; and then the wreck was indeed total. ..."

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