macer

[ mey-ser ]
/ ˈmeɪ sər /

noun

(in Scotland) an officer who attends the Court of Session and carries out its orders.

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Origin of macer

1300–50; Middle English < Anglo-French; Middle French massier. See mace1, -er2
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British Dictionary definitions for macer

macer
/ (ˈmeɪsə) /

noun

a macebearer, esp (in Scotland) an official who acts as usher in a court of law

Word Origin for macer

C14: from Old French massier, from masse mace 1
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