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mace in Weapons topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmacemace /meΙͺs/ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [uncountable]DF a spice made from the dried shell of a nutmeg2 [countable]PMW a heavy ball with sharp points on a short metal stick, used in the past as a weapon3 [countable]PGOTRADITION a decorated stick that is carried by an official in some ceremonies as a sign of power β†’ sceptre
Examples from the Corpus
maceβ€’ Fresh Thuringer is similarly composed but is seasoned with caraway, celery seed, coriander, ginger, and mace.β€’ His field kits have been known to contain chemical mace and an electric stun gun.β€’ I combine mace with bay, especially for seasoning pork or oily fish, such as herrings.β€’ The commonly used spices include pepper, nutmeg, mace, cinnamon, mustard, coriander, sage, and garlic.β€’ Season both with salt, freshly milled pepper, mace or nutmeg, cayenne, lemon juice.β€’ Sprinkle mace, cinnamon, dash salt, citron, orange peel, apricots, dates and sugar over yams.β€’ Then the rest were amongst them, slashing with short-sword, mace and club.β€’ The injury was caused by fighting with maces whilst not wearing a gauntlet.