cantoral staff

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cantoral staff (plural cantoral staffs or cantoral staves)

  1. The official staff or baton of a cantor or precentor, with which time is marked for the singers.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “cantoral staff” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)