macer

noun
mac·er | \ ˈmāsə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of macer 

: mace-bearer specifically : a court officer in Scotland charged with keeping order, executing warrants, and similar duties

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for macer

Middle English, from mace + -er

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about macer

Dictionary Entries near macer

Maceió

macellum

mace oil

macer

maceral

macerate

macfarlane

Statistics for macer

Look-up Popularity

Comments on macer

What made you want to look up macer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

alleviating pain or harshness

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!