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General Crossword Questions for “mace”

  • Staff - ground nutmeg
  • Club - spice
  • Spice - club
  • Spice — club
  • Ceremonial staff
  • Club with a bit of spice
  • 31 club
  • Staff employed in cooking
  • Spice club
  • The staff of Mother Church
  • One of the Spices came out
  • Spice removed by Cromwell
  • Staff given spice
  • Michael's first card is a club
  • Spice; ceremonial baton

Encyclopedia

  • Mace (spice), a cooking spice obtained from dried covering of the nutmeg fruit seed. Ceremonial mace, an ornamented mace used in civic ceremonies. In a. — “Mace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A mace is a simple weapon or ceremonial club or virge that uses a heavy head on the end of a handle to deliver powerful blows. A mace consists of a strong, heavy, wooden or metal shaft, often reinforced with metal, featuring a head made. — “Mace (club) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The ceremonial mace is a highly ornamented staff of metal or wood, carried before a sovereign or other high official in civic ceremonies by a mace-bearer, intended to represent the official's authority. The mace, as used today, derives from the original mace used as a weapon. — “Ceremonial mace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • And some will have *a pair of plates* large; *back and front armour* And some will have a Prusse* shield, or targe; *Prussian Some will be armed on their legges weel; Some have an axe, and some a mace of steel. — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • A knight, it was announced, might use a mace or battle-axe at pleasure, but the dagger was a prohibited weapon. — “Ivanhoe” by Sir Walter Scott
  • And arms of fiends I make thine own, Skull-wreath and mace that smashes bone. — “Ramayana” by Valmiki
  • And old Barlow the macebearer laid up with asthma, no mace on the table, nothing in order, no quorum even, and Hutchinson, the lord mayor, in Llandudno and little Lorcan Sherlock doing locum tenens for him. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • Five great motions are peculiar to it. First, when used as a fin for progression; Second, when used as a mace in battle; Third, in sweeping; Fourth, in lobtailing; Fifth, in peaking flukes. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • *The watchmen in Germany, had formerly, and in some places they still carry with them, on their rounds at night, a sort of mace or club, known in ancient times by the above denomination. — “Fairy tales and stories” by Hans Christian Andersen

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