Sentence Examples

  • The town possesses almshouses founded in 1426, a picturesque cross, and a curious ancient mace of the former corporation.
  • In the ditches and pools common yellow and white water-lilies are seen, as well as water-soldier (Stratiotes aloides), great and lesser reed-mace, sweet flag and bur-reed.
  • When the fruit is collected the pericarp is first removed; then the arillus is carefully stripped off and dried, in which state it forms the mace of commerce.
  • The mayor and a serjeant-at-mace were to be elected by the commonalty, and an independent borough court was established for the trial of all civil actions and criminal offences.
  • Looking at the mace he said, "What shall we do with this bauble?"