Silence, hold your tongue. Tace is Latin for a candle; a jocular admonition to be silent on any subject.

The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue.

Tace (?), n.

The cross, or church, of St. Antony. See Illust. (6), under Cross, n.



© Webster 1913.

Tace, n.

See Tasse.



© Webster 1913.

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