Definition of father of the chapel in English:

father of the chapel

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Pronunciation: /fɑːðərəvðəˈtʃapl
 
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noun

British
  • The shop steward of a printers' trade union: she appealed to the father of the chapel on the grounds of wrongful dismissal
    More example sentences
    • ‘Feelings are running very high,’ said the father of chapel.

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