Pritsch

Pritsch​/ prɪtʃ (lit. Board) was the name of the miniaturized ​brotschießel​ like rod with one end being thin and flat serving as its ‘striking’ surface, described further as ‘...often preposterously large of leather or of split clacking wood and sometimes gilded...’ (Freytag, 1863, p1​52​). The ​Pritsch​ was held and employed by the master of ceremonies...