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tace

[tas, teys] /tæs, teɪs/
noun, Armor.
1.
Origin of tace
variant of tasse; see tasset
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  • Curiously enough, we find Camden omitting Silence as a female name of his day, but inserting tace.

  • You name plime and tace—I mean time and place, and we'll be there, you bet!

    Frank Merriwell at Yale Burt L. Standish
  • But mum for that—tace, as I said before, is Latin for a candle.

    The Abbot Sir Walter Scott
  • The tace family, which consisted of Adele and her husband and Jeanne, her mother, were practised criminals.

    At the Villa Rose A. E. W. Mason
British Dictionary definitions for tace

tace

/tæs; teɪs/
noun
1.
a less common word for tasset
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Word Origin and History for tace

Latin imperative of tacere "to be silent" (see tacit).

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