mace a club of metal:
“Lay'st thou thy leaden mace upon my boy,”
JULIUS CAESAR, iv. 3. 266
(where Steevens explains mace to
mean“sceptre,” —wrongly, as
is shown by the epithet “murderous”
in the preceding line).
A General Glossary to Shakespeare's Works. Alexander Dyce. Boston. Dana Estes and Company. 1904.
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