Baton

What is Baton?

Baton definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
Music. a wand used by a conductor.
a rod of lightweight metal fitted with a weighted bulb at each end and carried and twirled by a drum major or majorette.
Track. a hollow rod of wood, paper, or plastic that is passed during a race from one member of a relay team to the next in a prescribed area.
a staff, club, or truncheon, especially one serving as a mark of office or authority.
Heraldry. a diminutive of the bend sinister, couped at the extremities: used in England as a mark of bastardy.a similar diminutive of the ordinary bend.

 

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