Definition Of mace

noun

a ceremonial staff of office.

I'd be found in a coma in the midst of some deadly committee meeting about shrinkwrapping kippers and David Steel would have to perform a mercy killing with his ceremonial mace .

a heavy club, typically having a metal head and spikes.

The charioteers, wearing togas over their body armor, waved baseball bats done up as spiked maces and jumped into carts forged from cast-off vehicle parts.

an irritant chemical used in an aerosol to disable attackers.

But it would be just my luck if the girl of my dreams took a dislike to me, had a big can of Mace and an itchy trigger finger.

spray (someone) with Mace.

According to MPD spokesman Ron Reier, officers Maced and handcuffed Doby in an attempt to subdue him.

the reddish fleshy outer covering of the nutmeg, dried as a spice.

Among the spices specified are ginger, nutmeg, mace , cloves, and saffron; caraway seeds seem always to have been included.


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  • A spice that increases the body's temperature, like cinnamon, nutmeg, and mace , is a warm spice.

  • Among the spices specified are ginger, nutmeg, mace , cloves, and saffron; caraway seeds seem always to have been included.

  • Before La Varenne, court cuisine had over-emphasized the use of sugar and such sweet spices as cloves, mace , cardamom or nutmeg.

  • Cape Town - The proposed official ceremonial mace for the national assembly will be made out of aluminium.

  • Cedric quickly tackled the man, stealing the mace as he fell; pinning the man, he swung both the club and the mace against each side of his enemy's head.


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