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"mace" in British English

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macenoun

uk   us   /meɪs/
  • mace noun (SPICE)

[U] a ​spice made from the ​driedshell of nutmeg
  • mace noun (ROD)

[C] a ​decoratedrod that is ​carried by or put in ​front of ​particularpublicofficials as a ​symbol of ​theirauthority

Macenoun [U]

uk   us   /meɪs/ trademark
(Definition of mace from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Macenoun [U]

 us   /meɪs/ trademark
a ​chemical in a ​container which, when ​sprayed into a person’s ​face, ​causes the ​eyes to ​sting and ​becomefull of ​tears
(Definition of Mace from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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