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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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