What does the word scepter mean?

Usage examples for scepter

  1. Hah- a Crown- and Scepter! – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  2. The girl believed that she understood better than he the instinct which was prompting him to deliver over the scepter which he had treasured for so long. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  3. The Sovereign Will which sways the scepter of that invisible empire must be granted a right of freedom- that freedom which by putting it into our wills He surely teaches us to honor in His. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond