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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
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A FORMER mace-bearer and one of the last custodians of Cardiff Castle has died.
In a significant move towards creating a more state-opening feel to proceedings, the mace-bearer wore an 18 carat gold replica brooch of the mace, gifted by the Welsh jewellers Clogau, as he symbolically turned the mace in front of the Queen.
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Adam Smith thus heralded the arrival of the mace-bearer of capitalism the corporation.
In 622, the year of the Hijra, Bilal also migrated to Madinah and over the next decade accompanied the Prophet (PBUH) on all military expeditions, serving, tradition says, as the Prophet's (PBUH) mace-bearer and steward, but also as a muezzin revered by Muslims for his majestically sonorous renditions of the adhan .
They were followed by the Mace-bearer leading a procession of senior university staff including the president, Lord Elis-Thomas AM, and Vice Chancellor Professor Merfyn Jones.