macebearer
macebearer macebearer, mace bearer mace bearer . an official who carries the mace of office before persons in authority.

Syn: mace, macer. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • macebearer — [mās′ber΄ər] n. a person who carries a mace in ceremonial processions …   English World dictionary

  • macebearer — /mays bair euhr/, n. an official, as of a city or legislative body, who carries a ceremonial mace before dignitaries. [1545 55; MACE1 + BEARER] * * * …   Universalium

  • macebearer — n. macer, person who caries a mace (heavy club) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • macebearer — mace•bear•er [[t]ˈmeɪsˌbɛər ər[/t]] n. gov an official who carries a ceremonial mace • Etymology: 1545–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • macebearer — noun an official who carries a mace of office • Syn: ↑mace, ↑macer • Hypernyms: ↑official, ↑functionary * * * /mays bair euhr/, n. an official, as of a city or legislative body, who carries a ceremonial mace before dignitaries. [1545 55; MACE1 + …   Useful english dictionary

  • mace bearer — macebearer macebearer, mace bearer mace bearer . an official who carries the mace of office before persons in authority. Syn: mace, macer. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Mace-bearer — A Mace bearer, or Macebearer, is a person who carries a mace, either a real weapon or ceremonial. Armed When the mace was still in actual use as a weapon, it was deemed fit for close protection, and hence a mace bearer could be a bodyguard. Thus… …   Wikipedia

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  • Masse — Recorded in many forms including: Masse, Massard, Massart, Masselin, Massel, Masserel, Masserelle, and the anglicised Masurel, this is a surname of French medieval metonymic origins. The Dictionnaire etymologyque de France describes it as being… …   Surnames reference

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