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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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You can now lift the large mirror or picture onto the wall with two batons hooking together.
This is two lengths of baton each with one edge cut at a 45 degree angle.
I prefer to use a spliced baton - two lengths of baton each with one edge cut at a 45 degree angle.
Using your drill driver, screw the spliced baton to the back of the frame using the 10mm screws, along the line you've drawn.
CHILDREN from Lingey House Primary School in Gateshead took part in their very own relay race and raised more than pounds 2,000 for the Children's Foundation's Baton Challenge.
Each class took it in turns to take the baton and do a lap of the park before handing the baton over.
AN Garda splashed out 1million yesterday on their first retractable batons.
Before now gardai had to use limited issue batons carried inside their pockets.
Jacobs' attorney argued that Jacobs was struck with batons by one or more officers and was defending himself.
The cellmate testified that Frey and others hit Jacobs with batons, Gagliardini said.
Since the time of the Duke of Wellington, field marshals in the British army have also had batons to designate their superior rank.
However, we quickly realised there are so many guilds that it would take too long and so we decided to pass on several batons as a way of increasing contact and friendship between the federated groups.
A report urged forces adopting American batons to draw up their own training programmes for officers to take account of British policing practices and reduce the risk of "unnecessarily aggressive" behaviour.
In addition, Batons leverage the Omneon multi-core MediaGrid for faster QC to deliver expanded operational efficiencies.
The department currently allows the sap to be used by officers as an intermediate form of force, along with batons, kicks, Tasers and pepper spray.