lord-in-waiting

[ lawrd-in-wey-ting ]
/ ˈlɔrd ɪnˈweɪ tɪŋ /

noun, plural lords-in-wait·ing.

a nobleman in attendance on a British monarch or the Prince of Wales.

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Origin of lord-in-waiting

First recorded in 1855–60
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