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Lord of Misrule

noun
1.
(in England) a person formerly chosen to direct the Christmas revels and sports.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500
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Lord of Misrule

noun
1.
(formerly, in England) a person appointed master of revels at a Christmas celebration
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