keeper of the privy seal

Definition of keeper of the privy seal

2 : an officer in Scotland and Cornwall analogous to the English lord privy seal

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History and Etymology for keeper of the privy seal

Middle English keper of the prive seale

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“Keeper of the privy seal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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