noun, plural chan·cel·ler·ies.
Examples from the Web for chancellery
The notes that passed from chancellery to chancellery were couched in most friendly language.
So, partly out of curiosity and partly out of sympathy, I called at the chancellery.Real Soldiers of Fortune|Richard Harding Davis
In spite of this appeal, Philip decided in favor of the Inquisition and the humiliation of the chancellery was complete.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 1|Henry Charles Lea
In the chancellery where he worked, no kind of notice was taken of him.The Mantle and Other Stories|Nicholas Gogol
Johan is then busy with his despatches and shut up in the chancellery.The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912|Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
British Dictionary definitions for chancellery
noun plural -leries or -lories
- the residence or office of an embassy or legation
- the office of a consulate
Word Origin for chancellery
Word Origin and History for chancellery