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Definition of Mace

Mace
Mace Mace, n. [Jav. & Malay. m[=a]s, fr. Skr. m[=a]sha a bean.] A money of account in China equal to one tenth of a tael; also, a weight of 57.98 grains. --S. W. Williams.
Mace
Mace Mace, n. [F. macis, L. macis, macir, Gr. ?; cf. Skr. makaranda the nectar or honey of a flower, a fragrant mango.] (Bot.) A kind of spice; the aril which partly covers nutmegs. See Nutmeg. Note: Red mace is the aril of Myristica tingens, and white mace that of M. Otoba, -- East Indian trees of the same genus with the nutmeg tree.
Mace
Mace Mace, n. [OF. mace, F. masse, from (assumed) L. matea, of which the dim. mateola a kind of mallet or beetle, is found.] 1. A heavy staff or club of metal; a spiked club; -- used as weapon in war before the general use of firearms, especially in the Middle Ages, for breaking metal armor. --Chaucer. Death with his mace petrific . . . smote. --Milton. 2. Hence: A staff borne by, or carried before, a magistrate as an ensign of his authority. ``Swayed the royal mace.' --Wordsworth. 3. An officer who carries a mace as an emblem of authority. --Macaulay. 4. A knobbed mallet used by curriers in dressing leather to make it supple. 5. (Billiards) A rod for playing billiards, having one end suited to resting on the table and pushed with one hand. Mace bearer, an officer who carries a mace before person in authority.

Meaning of Mace from wikipedia

- Mace may refer to: Mace (G.I. Joe), a character in the G.I. Joe universe Mace, a character in the 1995 film Strange Days Mace, a character in the 2007...
- A mace is a blunt weapon, a type of club or virge that uses a heavy head on the end of a handle to deliver powerful strikes. A mace typically consists...
- ceremonial mace is a highly ornamented staff of metal or wood, carried before a sovereign or other high officials in civic ceremonies by a mace-bearer, intended...
- Mace is a surname, and may refer to: Borden Mace Cecil Alec Mace Daniel Mace (politician), U.S. Representative from Indiana Daniel Mace (biblical scholar)...
- cultivated for two ****es derived from its fruit: nutmeg, from its seed, and mace, from the seed covering. It is also a commercial source of an essential oil...
- Mace is the brand name of an early type of aerosol self-defense spray invented by Alan Lee Litman in the 1960s. The first commercial product of its type...
- Nancy Ruth Mace (born December 4, 1977) is an American businesswoman, politician, and the author of the memoir In the Company of Men: A Woman at The Citadel...
- Mace Windu is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portra**** by actor Samuel L. Jackson in the prequel trilogy, who reprised his role in the...
- గద,Tamil: gadai, Malay: gedak, Old Tagalog: batuta) is a mallet or blunt mace from the Indian subcontinent. Made either of wood or metal, it consists essentially...
- Jeffrey Solomon "Jeff" Mace, also known as the Patriot and Captain America, is a fictional character, a superhero appearing in American comic books published...
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