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gold stick

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noun (in England)
  1. the gilded rod carried on state occasions by certain members of the royal household.
  2. the bearer of it.

Origin of gold stick

First recorded in 1795–1805
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British Dictionary definitions for gold stick

Gold Stick

noun (sometimes not capitals)
  1. a gilt rod carried by the colonel of the Life Guards or the captain of the gentlemen-at-arms
  2. the bearer of this rod
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