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adjunct having temporary or part-time status on a staff or faculty. [1/4 definitions]
adjutant general a staff officer who serves as chief administrative assistant to the commanding officer of an army corps or division. [1/3 definitions]
alpenstock a long pointed iron-tipped staff used for mountain climbing.
alto clef in musical notation, a clef with middle C on the middle line of the staff, or the sign identifying this clef; viola clef.
banner a piece of cloth, usu. with a motto or emblem and mounted on a staff, representing a person, organization, or cause. [1/5 definitions]
bass clef a sign on the fourth line of a musical staff, locating F below middle C; F clef.
baton a staff denoting position or authority. [2/4 definitions]
caduceus in mythology, the staff carried by Mercury, which was entwined by two snakes and had two wings at the top. [2 definitions]
C clef a sign on a musical staff that shows the position of middle C.
chief of staff (usu. cap.) the head staff officer in the U.S. Department of the Army or Air Force, or the head staff officer of any of various major units in the U.S. or other military forces. [2 definitions]
clef any of the four signs placed on a musical staff to indicate the pitch at which the notes are to be played.
crook a hooked implement, such as a shepherd's staff. [1/5 definitions]
crosier a staff topped by a crook or cross, borne by or before an abbot, bishop, or archbishop as a sign of his office.
distaff a staff with one cleft end to hold the material from which thread is drawn in spinning by hand or on a spinning wheel. [1/3 definitions]
double bar two heavy vertical lines on a musical staff used to indicate the end of a piece or of a major subdivision of a piece.
embassy an ambassador and his staff. [1/4 definitions]
gunnery sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, a noncommissioned officer ranking below a master or first sergeant and above a staff sergeant.
half-staff a point midway up a mast or staff; half-mast.
judge advocate in the military, a staff officer assigned as legal advisor to a commander or as the prosecutor at a court-martial.
key signature in music, the number of sharps or flats to the right of the clef on a staff, indicating the key.
ledger line a short line placed above or below a musical staff to accommodate notes beyond the range of the staff.