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English noun: Mace

1. Mace (substance) (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person; prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and immobilization


SynonymsChemical Mace


Broader (hypernym)chloroacetophenone, CN gas

2. mace (person) an official who carries a mace of office


Synonymsmacebearer, macer


Broader (hypernym)functionary, official

3. mace (food) spice made from the dried fleshy covering of the nutmeg seed


Broader (hypernym)spice


Substance holonymnutmeg

4. mace (communication) a ceremonial staff carried as a symbol of office or authority


Broader (hypernym)staff









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