Somewhat similar to a club, a mace is a bludgeoning melee weapon on a haft of approximately five feet. The head is studded with iron spikes.
Related term(s): Melee Weapon; Haft; Flail; Maul; War Hammer
Last modified: 07.05.05
Source information: Wise, Terrence. Medieval Warfare. New York: Hastings House Publishers, Inc., 1976. 77.