Definition of quarterstaff in English:
A stout pole 6-8 feet long, formerly used as a weapon.
- However, he could find many ways to make a sword or a quarterstaff a deadly weapon.
- Apparently they want me to learn how to use a quarterstaff and a dagger.
- In battle, it could be wielded as a quarterstaff against swordsmen, or as a pike against cavalry.
Definition of quarterstaff in:
- US English dictionary