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(n.) An officer who carries a mace as an emblem of authority.
(n.) A staff borne by, or carried before, a magistrate as an ensign of his authority.
(n.) A kind of spice; the aril which partly covers nutmegs. See Nutmeg.
(n.) A knobbed mallet used by curriers in dressing leather to make it supple.
(n.) A rod for playing billiards, having one end suited to resting on the table and pushed with one hand.
(n.) A money of account in China equal to one tenth of a tael; also, a weight of 57.98 grains.
(n.) 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.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Mace'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/m/mace.html. 1828.