[tas, teys]

Origin of tace

variant of tasse; see tasset
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Examples from the Web for tace

Historical Examples of tace

  • 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


  1. a less common word for tasset
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Word Origin and History for tace

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

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