Meaning of “sceptre” in the English Dictionary

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"sceptre" in British English

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sceptrenoun [ C ]

UK US scepter uk /ˈsep.tər/ us /ˈsep.tɚ/

a decorated stick that is carried by a queen or king during some official ceremonies as a symbol of their authority

(Definition of “sceptre” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)