(in England) the third official of the royal household
noun 1. an English court official from the late 15th to early 18th centuries responsible to the Lord Chamberlain for overseeing and paying for court entertainments.
- Master of the rolls
noun 1. (in England) a judge of the court of appeal: the senior civil judge in the country and the Keeper of the Records at the Public Record Office
[mas-ter-pees, mah-ster-] /ˈmæs tərˌpis, ˈmɑ stər-/ noun 1. a person’s greatest piece of work, as in an art. 2. anything done with masterly skill: a masterpiece of improvisation. 3. a consummate example of skill or excellence of any kind: The chef’s cake was a masterpiece. 4. a piece made by a person aspiring to the […]
[mas-ter-plan, mah-ster-] /ˈmæs tərˌplæn, ˈmɑ stər-/ verb (used with object), master-planned, master-planning. 1. to construct a master plan for: to master-plan one’s career. 2. to develop or improve (land, a community, a building complex, or the like) through a long-range plan that balances and harmonizes all elements: The engineers master-planned the island to provide for […]