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

 ba·ton /bəˈtɑn, bæ, ˈton ||ˈbætṇ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bat·on n.
 1. A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal; the baton of a conductor in musical performances.
    He held the baton of command.   --Prescott.
 2. Her. An ordinary with its ends cut off, borne sinister as a mark of bastardy, and containing one fourth in breadth of the bend sinister; -- called also bastard bar. See Bend sinister.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a thin tapered rod used by a conductor to direct an
      2: an implement passed from runner to runner in a relay race