Lord Chancellor

noun,plural Lord Chancellors.
  1. the highest judicial officer of the British crown: law adviser of the ministry, keeper of the great seal, presiding officer in the House of Lords, etc.

Origin of Lord Chancellor

First recorded in 1490–1500
  • Also called Lord High Chancellor.

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British Dictionary definitions for Lord Chancellor

Lord Chancellor

  1. British government the cabinet minister who is head of the judiciary in England and Wales and Speaker of the House of Lords

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