Wand-of-peace definition

(law, Scotland, historical) A wand, or staff, carried by the messenger of a court, which he breaks when deforced (that is, hindered from executing process), as a symbol of the deforcement, and protest for remedy of law.

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Noun

Singular:
wand-of-peace
Plural:
wands-of-peace