noun, verb (used with object), scep·tred, scep·tring.
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Sain and Augustin between them held the sceptre of miniature painting under the Empire.Cousin Betty|Honore de Balzac
We get at four repeated images—a curtain, a throne, a sceptre, and a footstool.Table-Talk|William Hazlitt
As each vague Being appeared and bowed its starry head she raised her sceptre in answering salutation.Ayesha|H. Rider Haggard
The sceptre of all that the professional soldier held dear was thrust into his hands.The Spirit of Lafayette|James Mott Hallowell
In his right hand he held a golden globe surmounted by a cross, and in his left a sceptre.A Source Book for Mediaeval History|Oliver J. Thatcher