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Meaning of SCEPTRE

Pronunciation:  'septur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a ceremonial or emblematic staff
  2. [n]  the imperial authority symbolized by a scepter
 

SCEPTRE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: scepter, scepter, verge, wand
 
 See Also: bauble, reign, sovereignty, staff

 

 

Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Designing and analysing circuits.

["SCEPTRE: A Computer Program for Circuit and Systems Analysis", J.C. Bowers et al, P-H 1971].

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

(Heb. shebet = Gr. skeptron), properly a staff or rod. As a symbol of authority, the use of the sceptre originated in the idea that the ruler was as a shepherd of his people (Gen. 49:10; Num. 24:17; Ps. 45:6; Isa. 14:5). There is no example on record of a sceptre having ever been actually handled by a Jewish king.

 

 

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