- (in the House of Lords) one of a number of cloth-covered seats or divans stuffed with wool, for the use of judges, especially one for the Lord Chancellor.
- the Lord Chancellor's office.
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This led, as might be expected, not to the woolsack but to the authorship of Coningsby.Haunted London|Walter Thornbury
She was a woman that brought to bear upon foolish, culpable loves a mental power that would have adorned the woolsack.
That he would live to sit on the woolsack was now almost a certainty to the dear old lady.The Eustace Diamonds|Anthony Trollope
The Woolsack, more especially the object of his ambition, was made a very uneasy seat to any occupant.John Leech, His Life and Work. Vol. 1|William Powell Frith
It's a long journey from the shop in the Strand to the woolsack you see, and he took sick at two-and-thirty I believe.The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet