lord of misrule

noun phrase

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

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lord of misrule was in the 15th century


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“Lord of misrule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lord%20of%20misrule. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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