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Definition: Wand of peace
Wand \Wand\, n. [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. v["o]ndr, akin to
Dan. vaand, Goth. wandus; perhaps originally, a pliant twig,
and akin to E. wind to turn.]
1. A small stick; a rod; a verge.
With good smart blows of a wand on his back.
(a) A staff of authority.
Though he had both spurs and wand, they seemed
rather marks of sovereignty than instruments of
punishment. --Sir P.
(b) A rod used by conjurers, diviners, magicians, etc.
Picus bore a buckler in his hand;
His other waved a long divining wand. --Dryden.
Wand of peace (Scots Law), 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. --Burrill.