Meaning of MACE in English

MACE

™ / meɪs; NAmE / noun

[ U ] a chemical that makes your eyes and skin sting, that some people, including police officers, carry in spray cans so that they can defend themselves against people attacking them

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WORD ORIGIN

1960s (originally US): probably from mace large stick .

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