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[tas, teys] /tæs, teɪs/
noun, Armor.
Origin of tace
variant of tasse; see tasset Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Historical Examples
  • But mum for that—tace, as I said before, is Latin for a candle.

    The Abbot Sir Walter Scott
  • You name plime and tace—I mean time and place, and we'll be there, you bet!

    Frank Merriwell at Yale Burt L. Standish
  • The tace family, which consisted of Adele and her husband and Jeanne, her mother, were practised criminals.

    At the Villa Rose A. E. W. Mason
  • Curiously enough, we find Camden omitting Silence as a female name of his day, but inserting tace.

British Dictionary definitions for tace


/tæs; teɪs/
a less common word for tasset
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for tace

Latin imperative of tacere "to be silent" (see tacit).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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