, ace, apace, backspace, base, bass, brace, case, chase, dace, efface, embrace, encase, enchase, enlace, face, grace, interlace, interspace, in-your-face, lace, mace, misplace, outface, outpace, pace, place, plaice, race, space, Thrace
, trace, upper case
•airbase • freebase • wheelbase
•database • steeplechase • paperchase
•paleface • typeface • whiteface
•boldface • coalface • interface
•staircase • briefcase • slipcase
•packing case • doorcase • showcase
•notecase • pillowcase • suitcase
•bookcase • nutcase • marketplace
•anyplace • everyplace • showplace
•shoelace • bootlace • someplace
•Lovelace • fireplace • commonplace
•workplace • birthplace • tenace
•airspace • aerospace • hyperspace
•carapace • workspace • ratrace
•millrace • Fuentes • rosace
a heavy club, typically having a metal head and spikes.
a ceremonial staff of office.
the reddish fleshy outer covering of the nutmeg, dried as a spice.
an irritant chemical used in an aerosol to disable attackers.
(also mace) [tr.]
spray (someone) with Mace.
a staff of office, especially that which lies on the table in the House of Commons
when the Speaker is in the chair, regarded as a symbol of the authority of the House. The mace is an ornamental version of a medieval weapon which consisted of a heavy staff or club, typically of metal and with a spiked head; the word comes from Old French masse
outer covering of the nutmeg. XIV (macis
). — AL. or (O)F. macis
— L. macir
red spicy bark from India
; the form macis
being apprehended as a pl., a new sg. mace
was formed from it.
A spice obtained from the aril
of Myristica fragrans
. See MYRISTICA
heavy club XIII; sceptre, staff of office XV; old form of billiard cue XVIII. — (O)F. masse
:- Rom. *mattea
mace bearer; (Sc.) official in a court of law. XIV. — OF. massier
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