gold stick

gold stick

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

Origin:
1795–1805

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Gold Stick
 
n
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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