lord of misrule

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of lord of misrule

:a master of Christmas revels in England especially in the 15th and 16th centuries

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First Known Use of lord of misrule

15th century


Lord Protector of the Commonwealth

noun phrase

Definition of Lord Protector of the Commonwealth

:protector 2b

First Known Use of lord protector of the commonwealth

1653


first lord of the treasury

Definition of first lord of the treasury

:the principal lord commissioner of the treasury whose office has only nominal official duties but is usually held by the British prime minister

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First Known Use of first lord of the treasury

1698


lord chief justice of England

Definition of lord chief justice of England

:the presiding judge of the King's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice in England

lord commissioner of admiralty

Definition of lord commissioner of admiralty

:one of the lords commissioners including the first lord, the sea lords, and the civil lord who perform the executive duties of the former office of lord high admiral in England

lord commissioner of the treasury

Definition of lord commissioner of the treasury

:one of the lords commissioners who perform the duties of the former office of lord high treasurer of England — see first lord of the treasury

lord great chamberlain of England

Definition of lord great chamberlain of England

:a hereditary great officer of state in England whose duties were originally financial but are now mainly ceremonial

lord high almoner of England

Definition of lord high almoner of England

:an ecclesiastical officer of the royal household in Great Britain who distributes the royal bounty

lord high treasurer of England

Definition of lord high treasurer of England

:the former third great officer of the crown whose duties are now executed by the Treasury Board

lord keeper of the great seal

Definition of lord keeper of the great seal


lord keeper of the privy seal

Definition of lord keeper of the privy seal


lord lieutenant of Ireland

Definition of lord lieutenant of Ireland

:the English viceroy in Ireland before 1922

lord lyon king of arms

variants: or lord lyon

Definition of lord lyon king of arms

: lyon king of arms

lord of appeal in ordinary

Definition of lord of appeal in ordinary

:a life peer with eminent legal qualifications appointed to act as one of the principal members of the House of Lords in its proceedings as a court of last resort
  • authorized the appointment of … nine lords of appeal in ordinary
  • —F. A. Ogg & Harold Zink

lord of council and session

Definition of lord of council and session

:a judge of the Court of Session in Scotland

lord of erection

Definition of lord of erection

Scots law
:the lord or superior of a temporal lordship created by secularization of an ecclesiastical benefice at the time of the Reformation called also titular

lord of regality

Definition of lord of regality

:one formerly granted rights of regalities by a Scottish king

Origin and Etymology of lord of regality

Middle English (Scots) lord of regalite


lord of session

Definition of lord of session


lord of the admiralty

Definition of lord of the admiralty


lord of the articles

Definition of lord of the articles

:one of a standing committee of the Scottish Parliament charged with the drafting and preparation of the acts or bills for laws

Origin and Etymology of lord of the articles

Middle English (Scots)


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