Wharncliffe meeting


Wharn·​cliffe meeting
: a meeting of the proprietors or members of a British company convened as required by a standing order of parliament to approve a bill to be presented to parliament conferring powers on the company

Word History


after Edward Mackenzie, 1st Earl of Wharncliffe †1899 British railway chairman

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“Wharncliffe meeting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wharncliffe%20meeting. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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