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Black' Rod'




1. (in England) an official of the Order of the Garter and chief ceremonial usher of the House of Lords: so called from the rod carried as the symbol of office.
2. a similar official in British colonial and Commonwealth legislatures.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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