master in chancery

Legal Definition of master in chancery

: a master in a court of equity

Note: Since courts of law and equity have been merged in the federal and most state systems, the master in chancery has been replaced by the master.

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“Master in chancery.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/master%20in%20chancery. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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