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English noun: baton

1. baton (artifact) a thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir


Broader (hypernym)rod

2. baton (artifact) a short stout club used primarily by policemen

Synonymsbilly, billy club, billystick, nightstick, truncheon

Broader (hypernym)club

3. baton (artifact) a short staff carried by some officials to symbolize an office or an authority

Broader (hypernym)staff

4. baton (artifact) a hollow metal rod that is wielded or twirled by a drum major or drum majorette

Broader (hypernym)rod

5. baton (artifact) a hollow cylinder passed from runner to runner in a relay race

Broader (hypernym)sports implement

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