noun, plural tip·staves [tip-steyvz], /ˈtɪpˌsteɪvz/, tip·staffs.
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My direction to the tipstaff, who got admittance into the house, was to conduct him to a judge, according to the writ.
"Certainly he can't intend to give me more than one month," said Busby to the tipstaff.Out of the Hurly-Burly|Charles Heber Clark
Again, in his effort to follow, Mr. Thorndike was halted, but the first tipstaff came to his rescue.Once Upon A Time|Richard Harding Davis
Was he fit for nothing but to be employed as a messenger, as a common tipstaff?
Tipstaff, tip′staf, n. a staff tipped with metal, or an officer who carries it: a constable.