1. 1〔竹ざお〕a bamboo pole;〔小舟の〕a pole;〔かつぐ棒〕a carrying-pole
  1. 2〔さおばかりの棒〕a beam
  1. 3〔三味線の〕the neck of a samisen
  1. さお釣りさお釣りする fish with a rod and line
  1. さお秤a steelyard; lever scales