Definition of 'mace'
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For reasons of both history and geography, the clove is often paired with nutmeg and mace. SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)A good pinch of ground mace. The Sun (2009)Simmer for a few minutes and season well to taste, adding the ground mace, nutmeg and a generous grating of pepper. Times, Sunday Times (2009)From somewhere in the scattered islands of the archipelago came the most elusive and costly spices of all: cloves, nutmeg and mace. SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)But I cannot find ground mace, so opt for nutmeg. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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