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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 quar·ter·staff /ˈkwɔ(r)tɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quar·ter·staff n.; pl. Quarterstaves  A long and stout staff formerly used as a weapon of defense and offense; -- so called because in holding it one hand was placed in the middle, and the other between the middle and the end.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a long stout staff used as a weapon
      [also: quarterstaves (pl)]