- An officer who carries a mace as an emblem of authority.
- A spice obtained from the outer layer of the kernel of the fruit of the nutmeg.
- By generalization, a name for personal tear gas and pepper spray.
- A long baton used by some drum majors to keep time and lead a marching band. If this baton is referred to as a mace, by convention it has a ceremonial often decorative head, which, if of metal, usually is hollow and sometimes intricately worked.
- (archaic) A billiard cue.
- An old weight of 57.98 grains.
- By extension, a common name for some types of pepper spray.
- A ceremonial form of this weapon.
- A knobbed mallet used by curriers in dressing leather to make it supple.
- An old money of account in China equal to one tenth of a tael.
- A common name for some types of tear gas.
- A heavy fighting club.
- To hit someone or something with a mace.
- (informal) To spray a similar noxious chemical in defense or attack using an available hand-held device such as an aerosol spray can.
- To spray in defense or attack with mace (pepper spray, or, tear gas) using a hand-held device.