Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. stæf, a staff; akin to LG. & D. staf, OFries. stef, G. stab, Icel. stafr, Sw. staf, Dan. stav, Goth. stabs, element, rudiment, Skr. sthāpay, to cause to stand, to place. See Stand, and cf. Stab Stave (n.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. stæf; Ice. stafr, Ger. stab.
Blind Tobit leaning on a Staff, followed by his Dog.
"Rembrandt and His Works" by John Burnet
He resumed his seat on the stool and folded his hands over a short staff.
"The Best Made Plans" by Everett B. Cole
I was at once invited to mess with the General's staff, and in the course of an hour felt perfectly at home.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
Wickham would have disapproved, and the chief of staff knew it.
"Tonio, Son of the Sierras" by Charles King
He was late Chief of Artillery upon Rousseau's staff.
"Incidents of the War: Humorous, Pathetic, and Descriptive" by Alf Burnett
Without the slightest military training, by study and zeal, he soon made himself an accomplished staff officer.
"Destruction and Reconstruction:" by Richard Taylor
The Staff only were present, and Lemon was in the chair, and I sat beside Leech.
"The History of "Punch"" by M. H. Spielmann
The original staff went on doing the work at Castle Affey.
"Lady Bountiful" by George A. Birmingham
He was further directed to give this out to the newspapers, and not let his own men or even his staff know the contrary.
"From Fort Henry to Corinth" by Manning Ferguson Force
The brigade was formed in the square, the general and his staff in the centre.
"A Soldier's Life" by Edwin G. Rundle
His staff's at the wa',
Toom, toom is his chair!
His bannet an' a'!
An' I maun be here!
"Fareweel, O Fareweel" by Carolina Oliphant
He went away to search it
With a curse upon his tongue:
And in his hand the staff of life,
Made music as it swung.
"Sandy Star And Willie Gee" by William Stanley Braithwaite
Yea, though I walk the vale of death,
What evil shall I fear?
Thy staff and rod are mine, O God,
And Thou, my Shepherd, near!
"The Twenty-Third Psalm" by Eugene Field
I would not choose to live to be left alone,
The children gone away,
And the true love that I have leant upon
No more my staff and stay.
"A Song Of Going" by Katharine Tynan
O of mine age the only staffe and stay,
My derling, O my derling, faine would I
That I for thee a thowsand times might dye:
But God will haue it otherwise as now.
"A Tragedie of Abrahams Sacrifice" by Arthur Golding
His bright head be your care,
O tender Saints and fair!
Be you his mantle in the dew and rain,
His shelter from the cold,
The staff within his hold,
And mine the grieving be, the cold, the pain.
"To The Comely Four Of Aran" by Anna Johnston MacManus
Benny Evangelista, Chronicle Staff Writer.
This month, we will discuss how companies are often out of alignment with their customers and suggest some steps to help front-line staff become more aligned with the customer priorities that impact loyalty.
Scott McIntyre/Staff at Fleischmann Park on Thursday afternoon.
From Chronicle Staff Writer Kelly Jasper's July 16 article "A new place for prayer": "Muslims fast from sunup to sundown during Ramadan, an exercise that teaches reliance on God and empathy for those who must go without food.
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Times staff writer Ben Fritz contributed to this report.
Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, June 1, 2009.
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Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, June 5, 2005.
Carolyne Zinko, Chronicle Staff Writer.
Jane Ganahl, Chronicle Staff Writer.
On August 19, 2012, in Latest News, by The News Staff.
Washington Post Staff Writer Saturday, October 16, 2010.
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KAP thanks the many and varied discussions with the staff at the University of Durham, plus the rest of the LARCS team.
At the Vigintennial of the Butcher-Oemler Effect
We also wish to thank the technical staff of LPSC and in particular : Y.
Experimental study of a liquid Xenon PET prototype module
We warmly thank the CFHT staff for their efﬁcient help during the observations.
The magnetic field of the pre-main sequence Herbig Ae star HD 190073
We gratefully acknowledge the support by the staff of NRAO.
Near-Field Radio Holography of Large Reflector Antennas
We are grateful to the organizers and the staff for very stimulating and pleasant working conditions.
Eigenvalue distribution for non-self-adjoint operators on compact manifolds with small multiplicative random perturbations