mace: Meaning and Definition of
- a clublike armor-breaking weapon of war, often with a flanged or spiked metal head, used chiefly in the Middle Ages.
- a ceremonial staff carried before or by certain officials as a symbol of office.
- a light stick with a flat head, formerly used at times instead of a cue.
- a spice ground from the layer between a nutmeg shell and its outer husk, resembling nutmeg in flavor.
— Trademark. Trademark.
- a nonlethal spray containing purified tear gas and chemical solvents that temporarily incapacitate a person mainly by causing eye and skin irritations: used esp. as a means of subduing rioters. Also called
— Maced, Mac•ing.
- (sometimes l.c.) to attack with Mace spray.
- mace (Thesaurus)