- (in Scotland) an officer who attends the Court of Session and carries out its orders.
Origin of macer
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Examples from the Web for macer
Yet Macer lost not one jot of his coolness in that awful moment.
"Macer, Macer," was called around by the innumerable spectators.
It was evident that the Batavian was not at all equal to Macer.
Upon this Macer was sent out again, and killed this lion easily.
Seizing his sword in a firm grasp, he struck Macer to the heart.
- a macebearer, esp (in Scotland) an official who acts as usher in a court of law
C14: from Old French massier, from masse mace 1
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