From cowl + staff.
cowlstaff (plural cowlstaffs or cowlstaves)
- A staff used to carry a cowl or other burden, especially held by two people on their shoulders.
- 1989, Keith Bosley, translating Elias Lönnrot, The Kalevala, XVII:
- Prepare an iron cowlstaff / obtain one of steel: / put steel at its core / and on top draw soft iron!
- Mandarin: 杠棒 (zh) (gàngbàng)
- Finnish: korento (fi)
- Spanish: please add this translation if you can