sceptre

Definitions of sceptre
  1. noun
    a ceremonial or emblematic staff
    synonyms: scepter, verge, wand
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    types:
    bauble
    a mock scepter carried by a court jester
    type of:
    staff
    a rod carried as a symbol
  2. noun
    the imperial authority symbolized by a scepter
    synonyms: scepter
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    type of:
    reign, sovereignty
    royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
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