Definition of ragged staff in English:

ragged staff

noun

  • Heraldry. A representation of a staff with projecting stumps or knobs; an actual staff of this kind.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Inquisition Miscellany. From ragged + staff.

Pronunciation

ragged staff

/raɡɪd ˈstaf//raɡɪd ˈstɑːf/