Definition of Lord Chamberlain in English:

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Lord Chamberlain

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.
Example sentences
  • 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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