Definition of staff :
Plaster combined with fibrous and other materials so as to be suitable for sculpture in relief or in the round, or for forming flat plates or boards of considerable size which can be nailed to framework to make the exterior of a larger structure, forming joints which may afterward be repaired and concealed with fresh plaster.
cast, pool, clef, organization, allegro, rung, braces, bandage, waddy, bar line, crown jewels, billy club, escort, collaborate, engage, billy, module, walking stick, collar, recruit, appoint, arr., bat, corset, andante, checkered flag, volunteer, fill someone's shoes, MC, double as, bearer, round, workforce, bastinado, cotton, Jolly Roger, con brio, personnel, employ, ensign, cover for, mental faculty, manpower, retain, hire, bludgeon, cavalcade, stave, nightstick, faculty, lag, help, bunting, labor market, profession, work, hammer and sickle, take on, payroll, con amore, bass clef, corps, be your own boss, master of ceremonies, people, sign, Blue Peter, labor force, mace, sign on, cotton ball, truncheon, emcee, machine, sap, mast, labor, adagio, take in, confirm, serve, Band-Aid, shillelagh, color, cane, compress, flag, cudgel, pageantry
badge (part of speech: noun)
shaft (part of speech: noun)
crew (part of speech: noun)
coterie, group, flock, detachment, detail, troop, platoon, faction, cell, regiment, league, fleet, fellowship, bunch, collection, wing, band, complement, battalion, crowd, force, gang, school, team, caucus, set, crew, union, coalition, assemblage, nest, pack, outfit, host, club, ring, circle, posse, mob, phalanx, herd, party, army, sect, string, company, fraternity, tribe, covey, junta, drove, body, retinue, squad, hive, cadre, aggregation, brigade, division, litter, bevy, troupe, cabal, clique, clan, assembly, society, colony
- " You told me you were sitting up working that last time Awdas had that infairrrnal dream of his," said the Staff- officer. - "The Disturbing Charm", Berta Ruck.
- I am a staff officer. - "The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood", Arthur Griffiths.
- But a few days later an incident occurred about which the French Staff did not know the truth. - "Public Opinion", Walter Lippmann.