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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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Barrowman yelled "Scotland" as he took the baton from fellow bearer Alison Young - before giving her a hug.
Also carrying the baton yesterday were John Robertson, a key volunteer for the Highland Facilitator Team, a charity that supports young people with autism and learning difficulties.
He said: "We're honoured to have Jonathan Edwards, a Commonwealth Games hero, carrying the baton for Newcastle.
The baton was carried up Snowdon by five athletes from the Eryri Harriers running club where it was eventually picked up by Welsh Olympic athlete Aled Davies waiting at the top.
Joined by Paralympic gold medallist Aled Sion Davies, he accompanied the baton back down on the Snowdon Mountain Railway.
The Welsh leg of the relay got under way when the baton arrived at Cardiff Airport on Saturday morning.
According to Ioannidis, Cyprus will be the 60th country globally and the first European one that will welcome the baton.
The 34-year-old athlete from Cramlington will join Shannon Tyler, 17, a young volunteer from Blyth, and Zac Allin, 16, an athlete from Prudhoe, in carrying the baton when it arrives in Alnwick on June13.
Argyll and Bute Council s Policy Lead for Community and Culture, Councillor Robin Currie, was delighted to hear that local people will have their chance to shine in the Glasgow 2014 Queen s Baton Relay.
Since the inception of its Film Commission in 2007, the city of Baton Rouge has quickly become a filming destination for the entertainment industry," says Trump.
Post-production, broadcast and tele-media companies are adopting our Baton(TM) solution in increasing numbers because Baton can help them monetize their content.
Staff at William Hill took part in the UK Baton Pass - which will take a baton to more than 650 shops in the firm's central region.
I prefer to use a spliced baton - two lengths of baton each with one edge cut at a 45 degree angle.
2 (ANI): The Queen's Baton for the XIXth Commonwealth Games 2010 reached the athletes' village on Saturday.
DECISION on the route of the Queen's Baton Relay through the national Capital was Thursday referred to a top government group following serious differences among the various agencies involved in charting the route.