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tipstaff

a court official having miscellaneous duties, mostly concerned with the maintenance of order in court, or, as in Ireland, looking after the judge's requirements in the course of the day.

TIPSTAFF. An officer appointed by the marshal of the court of king's bench, to attend upon the judges with a kind of a rod or staff tipped with silver.
     2. In the United States, the courts sometimes appoint an officer who is known by this name, whose duty it is to wait on the court and serve its process.

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the salaries of Associates and to abolish Tipstaffs.
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When acting as tipstaff, one associate sits behind their justice in court, at hand to furnish any material cited by counsel (and to witness the exchanges between bench and bar, courtly or otherwise).
Among the star lots will be a rare George III tipstaff from the Bank of England which dates from around 1780.