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Mace

A unit of weight in Taiwan approximately equivalent to 3.75 grams. It is used primarily in the sale of bulk foodstuffs.
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Well, mace in one hand and Weena in the other, I went out of that gallery and into another and still larger one, which at the first glance reminded me of a military chapel hung with tattered flags.
So trenchant was the Templar's weapon, that it shore asunder, as it had been a willow twig, the tough and plaited handle of the mace, which the ill-fated Saxon reared to parry the blow, and, descending on his head, levelled him with the earth.
the sixteen commissioners of the sixteen quarters, the jailer of the Châtelet, the four enfeoffed sergeants, the hundred and twenty mounted sergeants, with maces, the chevalier of the watch with his watch, his sub-watch, his counter-watch and his rear-watch?
There is the registrar below the judge, in wig and gown; and there are two or three maces, or petty- bags, or privy purses, or whatever they may be, in legal court suits.
Blowers"--a pleasantry that particularly tickled the maces, bags, and purses.
Maces, bags, and purses indignantly proclaim silence and frown at the man from Shropshire.
The long lances, the heavy maces, the sixbladed battle axes, and the well tempered swords of the knights played havoc among them, so that the rout was complete; but, not content with victory, Prince Edward must glut his vengeance, and so he pursued the citizens for miles, butchering great numbers of them, while many more were drowned in attempting to escape across the Ouse.
Mace s Chief Operating Officer for Consultancy, Mark Holmes, said: 2013 has been an outstanding year for Mace as we continued to help our clients develop, build and manage facilities that realise their business objectives.
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Kallio's new role, he will remain focused on the growth and development of the Mace CS dealer network, control of marketing initiatives including trade show participation and the Mace CS Xpo, while continuing to provide the world class service and products Mace CS dealers have come to expect.
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