A deputy chamberlain, especially (in the UK) the deputy of the Lord Chamberlain.
- In the recent government reshuffle he was given the job of vice chamberlain of the royal household.
- But due to the arcane ritual behind the state opening of Parliament the temporary detention of the vice chamberlain remains an integral part of the annual event.
- The vice chamberlain, an MP, is held hostage during the state opening of parliament to ensure the monarch's safe return.
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