- an official, as of a city or legislative body, who carries a ceremonial mace before dignitaries.
Origin of macebearer
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The herald did not blow his own trumpet and the esquire bedell of the university was doubtless not a macebearer.Cambridge
Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
- a person who carries a mace in processions or ceremonies