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English definition of “sceptre”

sceptre

noun [C] UK (US scepter)     /ˈsep.tər/ US  /-tɚ/
a decorated stick that is carried by a queen or king during some official ceremonies as a symbol of their authority Ceremonial clothes and objects
(Definition of sceptre noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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