(Brit) a minister of the crown, nominally appointed as representative of the Queen (who is the Duke, not Duchess, of Lancaster), but in practice chiefly employed on parliamentary work determined by the prime minister
the minister of finance in the British government. noun (Brit) the cabinet minister responsible for finance
the office or rank of chancellor. a chancellor’s term of office.
a village in NE Virginia: site of a Confederate victory 1863.
a person who takes many risks. noun (slang) an unscrupulous or dishonest opportunist who is prepared to try any dubious scheme for making money or furthering his or her own ends