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a thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir

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a short stout club used primarily by policemen

a short staff carried by some officials to symbolize an office or an authority

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a hollow metal rod that is wielded or twirled by a drum major or drum majorette

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a hollow cylinder passed from runner to runner in a relay race

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I was pleased and proud to represent NorthumberlandSgt Ross Baston
Baston, a 37-year-old former stripper described as a "violent pimp" who also went by the names 'Daddy' and 'Drac', short for Dracula, was charged with 21 offences earlier this year.
However, we are strong and resilient-determined to be part of the revitalization of our community," said Baston.
Mrs Kennedy said: "It was great to have Samantha at Baston House.
Soon after the restart, home full-back Baston grabbed another try before the premature end came on 53 minutes.
She is predeceased by her parents, William and Elfreda Baston, and a sister, Almira Baston of Derry, N.
Speaking with reference to the Baston case, Lieutenant Colonel Dr Khalid Said Al Naqbi, Chief of social support at the community police section said: "Family plays an important role in protecting children against delinquency and crime.
The poem features one of Castro's greatest strengths, his ease with mixing languages as the poem follows the "calm calabash" on a journey "magically opening a venous path /curled like a juju-man's caduceus / us baston de Babalawo" (Babalawo is a Yoruba priest)--a journey that takes the calabash and her possessor "way back home.
Salem lawyer Neil Lathan filed the suits in Lane County Circuit Court on behalf of McDaniel Edward Brookman and Nathan Baston on Wednesday.
PHOTO (Color) Michigan's Robert Traylor (54) reaches in on a ball scramble between UCLA's Travis Reed, center, and Michigan's Maceo Baston on Sunday during the second round NCAA tournament game.
The seven patented claim blocks are called the Gold Hill prospect, which includes the Old Gold Hill, Superior, and Baston mines.
Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston thank the new board members them for taking on the oversight of Western Australia's central fruit and vegetable trading hub for a one-year term until November 2016.
One of the features of the first half had been the large number of scrums and this pattern continued in the second, and from one of these the referee awarded a penalty try after the RGC front row of Leon Crump, Andy Baston and James Jones had put their opposite numbers in all sorts of trouble.
Captain Paul Baston is back after three weeks out with a broken finger and hand, the all-rounder having sustained the blow in a midweek cup game when collecting a ball thrown in from the boundary.
15 ( ANI ): Eva Longoria is ready to settle down with her businessman boyfriend, Jose Antonio Baston, as he is able to satisfy her in every way, according to reports.