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Lord Chancellor

noun, plural Lord Chancellors.
1.
the highest judicial officer of the British crown: law adviser of the ministry, keeper of the great seal, presiding officer in the House of Lords, etc.
Also called Lord High Chancellor.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500
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British Dictionary definitions for lord high chancellor

Lord High Chancellor

noun
1.
another name for the Lord Chancellor

Lord Chancellor

noun
1.
(Brit, government) the cabinet minister who is head of the judiciary in England and Wales and Speaker of the House of Lords
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