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Cross-staff definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CROSS-STAFF, n. An instrument to take the altitude of the sun or stars.

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1582 an instrument formerly used at sea for taking the altitude of a celestial body

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Forestaff Fore"staff`, n. (Naut.) An instrument formerly used at sea for taking the altitudes of heavenly bodies, now superseded by the sextant; -- called also cross-staff. --Brande & C.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cross-staff Cross"-staff` (-st?f`), n. 1. An instrument formerly used at sea for taking the altitudes of celestial bodies. 2. A surveyor's instrument for measuring offsets.



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