What does the word staff mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The combined lines and spaces used in written or printed music.

Usage examples for staff

  1. I never bluff with my staff, whatever I may do outside. – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  2. He has become a member of the Emperor Alexander's staff." – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  3. The staff had a sharp end, and this he buried deep in the ground; then, pale and trembling, he turned to the fair Quiteria and accused her of marrying Camacho because of his wealth, though she knew she loved no one but himself, Basilio, who was poor, and, therefore, helpless. – The Story of Don Quixote by Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra