all the people employed by a particular organization.
a staff of 600
a long stick used as a support when walking or climbing or as a weapon.
It was a wide arena, with a lodge at one end; I suppose to store the weapons: staffs , swords, bows, etc.
a set of five parallel lines and the spaces between them, on which notes are written to indicate their pitch.
a mixture of plaster of Paris, cement, or a similar material, used for temporary building work.
Staff may easily be bent, sawed, bored, or nailed.