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BASTON. An old French word, which signifies a staff, or club, In some old English statutes the servants or officers of the wardens of the Fleet are so called, because they attended the king's courts with a red staff. Vide Tipstaff.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.