Difference between Macer and Mace

What is the difference between Macer and Mace?

Macer as a noun is a mace bearer; an officer of a court. while Mace as a noun is a heavy fighting club.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: A mace bearer; an officer of a court.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To spray in defense or attack with mace (pepper spray, or, formerly, tear gas) using a hand-held device.To spray a similar noxious chemical in defense or attack using an available hand-held device such as an aerosol spray can.To hit someone or something with a mace.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: A heavy fighting club.A ceremonial form of this weapon.A spice obtained from the outer layer of the kernel of the fruit of the nutmeg.A common name for some types of tear gas and pepper spray.A long baton used by some drum majors to keep time and lead a marching band. If this baton is referred to as a mace, by convention it has a ceremonial often decorative head, which, if of metal, usually is hollow and sometimes intricately worked.

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