(noun) A ceremonialstaff borne or displayed as the symbol of authority of a legislativebody.
(noun) A macebearer.
(noun) A heavymedievalwarclub with a spiked or flanged metalhead,used to crusharmor.
(noun)Anaromaticspicemade from the dried,waxy,scarlet or yellowishcovering that partlyencloses the kernel of the nutmeg.
Use "mace" in a sentence
"The fruit of the nutmeg is undoubtedly swallowed whole by the bird, and to the powers of deglutition is left the separation of the nutritive portion which we know as mace, from the hard and indigestible nut which is voided in flight."
"The Eastern mace is well known to English collectors, it is always of metal, and mostly of steel, with a short handle like our facetiously called life-preterver"
"ROBERTS: Now, we mentioned the word mace in the lead-in to this."