Definition of Macebearer

1. Noun. An official who carries a mace of office.

Exact synonyms: Mace, Macer
Generic synonyms: Functionary, Official



Definition of Macebearer

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of mace-bearer) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macebearer

maccaron
maccarons
maccha
macchia
macchiato
macchiatos
macchie
macco
maccoboy
maccoboys
macdink
macdonaldite
mace
mace-bearer
mace-bearers
macebearer (current term)
macebearers
maced
macedoine
macedoines
macedonian
macedonite
macelike
macer
maceral
macerals
macerate
macerated
macerater
maceraters

Literary usage of Macebearer

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1. Commentaries on the History, Constitution, and Chartered Franchises of the by George Norton (1869)
"The macebearer, as well as the sword-bearer and water-bailiff, in London have always been deemed esquires by virtue of their offices. ..."

2. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1894)
"When the king was come neare, the macebearer, townclerk, recorder, mayor, and aldermen ... Afterwards the macebearer put the mace into the mayor's hands, ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"The macebearer, it seems, is succeeded by one Mrs. Dawson, a bibliographical charwoman, who "keeps the place clean " ! and " understands " the value of the ..."

4. The History of India by Mountstuart Elphinstone (1843)
"I.have been led to think that the common story of Ahmed's having been a macebearer of Nadir Shah's originated in the circumstance that the word ..."

5. Oxf. Hist. Soc by Oxford Historical Society (1894)
"When the king was come neare, the macebearer ... Afterwards the macebearer put the mace into the mayor's hands, and he kneeling, offered it to the king who ..."

6. Calendar of Ancient Records of Dublin: In the Possession of the Municipal by Dublin (Ireland), Rosa Mulholland Gilbert, John Francis Weldrick (1894)
"... shall have the place of macebearer in this cittie which ... Mscc. i " bearer. late macebearer, deceased, held, together with the fees and ..."

7. The Lives of Those Eminent Antiquaries John Leland, Thomas Hearne, and by Thomas Hearne, Anthony à Wood (1772)
"When the K. was come neare, the macebearer, Townclerk, Recorder, Mayor, and Aldermen drew ... Afterwards the macebearer put the Mace into the Mayor's Hands, ..."

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