tipstaff

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

tip +‎ staff

Noun[edit]

tipstaff (plural tipstaffs or tipstaves)

  1. A ceremonial staff, with a metal tip, carried by a constable or bailiff etc as a sign of office
  2. An officer, of a court etc. who carries such a staff