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Thou art a deft hand at quarterstaff and singlestick, though, and I doubt not that thy hands can guard thy head.
So saying, he raised his quarterstaff above his head in a threatening way.
I can wield a quarterstaff as well as a prize-fighter, and have beaten Figg himself at the broadsword.
JACK SHEPPARD, VOL. II (OF III)W. HARRISON AINSWORTH
Why finger a distaff, when a quarterstaff comes more aptly to your hand?'
A BOOK OF SCOUNDRELSCHARLES WHIBLEY
Sometimes there were wrestling matches, and combat with sword and quarterstaff.
CHESHIRECHARLES E. KELSEY
The only other handweapon capable of countering it is another quarterstaff.
BLACK MAN'S BURDENDALLAS MCCORD REYNOLDS
In his right hand he carried a quarterstaff, which he used as a walking-stick.
With a spear your people would know quite as much as I should; but I fancy that, with a quarterstaff, I should astonish them.
Finding that, in spite of his efforts, he could not keep back his assailants, Roger threw down the quarterstaff and seized his ax.
One blow with my quarterstaff, on the back of the head under the steel cap, will do that noiselessly enough.

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