macebearer


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mace·bear·er

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

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

(ˈmeɪsˌbɛər ər)

n.
an official who carries a ceremonial mace.
[1545–55]
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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
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Translations

macebearer

[ˈmeɪsˌbɛərəʳ] Nmacero m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

macebearer

nTräger(in) m(f)des Amtsstabes
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macebearer

[ˈmeɪsˌbɛərəʳ] nmazziere m
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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.
Mr Patel, who has lived in Wales for over 35 years after moving to the UK with his family from Uganda in 1972, said: "I've worked for the Assembly for the past 10 years and feel extremely privileged to have been chosen for the role of the macebearer for this opening.
The Macebearer will wear a replica brooch of the mace, gifted by Welsh jewellers Clogau, as he symbolically turns the mace in front of Her Majesty.
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.