Then Carter saw mace, ten to fifteen yards in front of the truck, crawling on his elbows, trying to reach them.
Some later claimed that a cop shook a can of mace, an uncalled for act of aggravation, one man said.
That mace died not long after he pulled him to safety was not the end of the story for Carter, but the beginning.
As Larson aimed his fire to try to provide cover for mace, a sniper round hit his helmet.
Larson told Bundermann that they needed cover fire before they could make a run for it and try to bring mace to the Aid Station.
Therewith he dashed the mace against a pillar; and as the steel rebounded, the pillar trembled.
On the left were the Commons with their Speaker, attended by the mace.
Season them with salt and pepper, and a very small piece of mace.
Let half an ounce of mace and the same of nutmeg stew in it.
All this was agreed to, and twelve of these persons came on board, with a great quantity of nutmegs and mace.
"heavy metal weapon, often with a spiked head," late 13c., from Old French mace "a club, scepter" (Modern French masse), from Vulgar Latin *mattea (cf. Italian mazza, Spanish maza "mace"), from Latin mateola (in Late Latin also matteola) "a kind of mallet." The Latin word perhaps is cognate with Sanskrit matyam "harrow, club," Old Church Slavonic motyka "mattock," Old High German medela "plow" [Klein]. As a symbol of authority or office from mid-15c.
"spice made from dry outer husk of nutmeg," late 14c., from Old French macis (in English taken as a plural and stripped of its -s), of uncertain origin, sometimes said to be a scribal error for Latin macir, the name of a red spicy bark from India, but OED finds this etymology unlikely.
chemical spray originally used in riot control, 1966, technically Chemical Mace, a proprietary name (General Ordnance Equipment Corp, Pittsburgh, Pa.), probably so called for its use as a weapon, in reference to mace (1). The verb is first attested 1968. Related: Maced; macing.
Mace or MACE (mās)
An alternate trademark used for Chemical Mace, an aerosol used to immobilize an attacker temporarily.
A concurrent object-oriented language.