What does BASTON mean?

BASTON meaning in Law Dictionary

In old English law, a baton, club, or staff. A term applied to officers regarding the wardens of jail called the "Fleet," due to the staff held by all of them. Cowell; Spelman; Termes de los angeles Ley.


BASTON - Spanish to English

staff [of workplace, ceremonial]

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  • walking-stick [cane]
  • ski pole

BASTON meaning in General Dictionary

A staff or cudgel.

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  • identify Baton.
  • An officer bearing a coated staff, who formerly was in attendance upon the king's courtroom to just take into custody persons committed by the judge.

BASTON meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A staff or cudgel.

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  • (letter.) An officer bearing a painted staff, who previously was in attendance upon the master's judge to take into custody individuals committed because of the judge.