macebearer


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mace·bear·er

 (mās′bâr′ər)
n.
An official who carries a mace of office.

macebearer

(ˈmeɪsˌbɛərə)
n
a person who carries a mace in processions or ceremonies

mace•bear•er

(ˈmeɪsˌbɛər ər)

n.
an official who carries a ceremonial mace.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.macebearer - an official who carries a mace of officemacebearer - an official who carries a mace of office
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
Translations

macebearer

[ˈmeɪsˌbɛərəʳ] Nmacero m

macebearer

nTräger(in) m(f)des Amtsstabes

macebearer

[ˈmeɪsˌbɛərəʳ] nmazziere m
References in classic literature ?
Guillaume Rousseau, Emperor of the Empire of Galilee, marched majestically in his robe of purple, spotted with wine, preceded by buffoons wrestling and executing military dances; surrounded by his macebearers, his pickpockets and clerks of the chamber of accounts.
Welcomed into the town by a large crowd, the Lord Chancellor, Lord Hailsham, followed a macebearer into the new Teesside Law Courts to mark the official opening.
She goes on to refer to the mayoral chauffeur's responsibilities in cleaning the cars, cleaning and guarding the civic silver, acting as macebearer and toastmaster - though I am at a loss to understand the connection between all these and the cars' insurance.