master of the revels

Definition of master of the revels

1 : an officer of the English royal household from the 15th to the 18th centuries in charge of court entertainment — see revels office
2 : an officer in charge of court entertainment at a monarchical household

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“Master of the revels.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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