Definition of "macebearer" []

  • An official who carries a mace of office. (noun)

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Use "macebearer" in a sentence
  • "A personal macebearer led the way, followed by a steward."
  • "And old Barlow the macebearer laid up with asthma, no mace on the table, nothing in order, no quorum even, and Hutchinson, the lord mayor, in Llandudno and little Lorcan Sherlock doing LOCUM TENENS for him."
  • "He was dressed in his official robes, had two sheriffs and a macebearer, and when he stood at the top of the grand staircase he was an imposing figure and the public was delighted with him."