a formal outfit for a boy composed of a hip-length jacket and knee-length pants, often in black velvet, and a wide, lacy collar and cuffs, usually worn with a broad sash at the waist and sometimes a large, loose bow at the neck, popular in the late 19th century.
noun, plural Lord Chancellors. 1. the highest judicial officer of the British crown: law adviser of the ministry, keeper of the great seal, presiding officer in the House of Lords, etc. noun 1. (Brit, government) the cabinet minister who is head of the judiciary in England and Wales and Speaker of the House of Lords
noun 1. the presiding judge of Britain’s High Court of Justice, the superior court of record for both criminal and civil cases. noun 1. the judge who is second only to the Lord Chancellor in the English legal hierarchy; president of one division of the High Court of Justice
- Lord Haw-Haw
[haw-haw] /ˈhɔˌhɔ/ noun 1. . [jois] /dʒɔɪs/ noun 1. James (Augustine Aloysius) 1882–1941, Irish novelist. 2. William (“Lord Haw-Haw”) 1906–46, U.S. and English Nazi propagandist in Germany. 3. a female or male given name: from a French word meaning “joy.”. /dʒɔɪs/ noun 1. James (Augustine Aloysius). 1882–1941, Irish novelist and short-story writer. He profoundly influenced […]
- Lord high fixer
[Primarily British, from Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Lord High Executioner”] The person in an organisation who knows the most about some aspect of a system. See wizard. [Jargon File]