(In Scotland) an official who keeps order in a law court.
More example sentences
- The macer made room for the son of the presiding judge.
- As a court officer or macer, you must have good communication skills.
- It, in the first place, in express terms declares the office of macer to be hereditary, and the acting macer to be merely a deputy.
Middle English: from Old French massier, from masse (see mace1).