Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also Lord Chamberlain of the Household)
(In the UK) the official in charge of the royal household, formerly the licenser of plays.
- On ceremonial occasions the Lord Chamberlain carries a white staff and a key, the symbols of his office.
- The Lord Chamberlain provides advice and assistance to the King and the other members of the Royal Family.
- He held the office of Lord Chamberlain of the Household from January 1853 to February 1858.
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