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Tace is Latin for a candle

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Tace is Latin for a candle a phrase understood as requesting or promising silence
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., imper. of tac─ôre, to be silent.

Usage

In literature:

Captain Goodlud's Letter concluded thus, Trust none of them, for they are all Thieves, but Tace is Latin for a Candle.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898--Volume 39 of 55" by Various
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