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Definition of "vice-chamberlain" []

  • The deputy of a chamberlain; in the royal household of England, the deputy of the lord chamberlain. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "vice-chamberlain" in a sentence
  • "My friend's research led to extensive lands in Suffolk forming an estate known as Brokes Hall and belonging to one Sir Anthony Wingfield (c1488-1552), knight of the garter and vice-chamberlain of the royal household, who represented Suffolk in parliament."
  • "In the corridors of the Vatican there has been talk for some time of the departure of Mgr Gabriele Caccia, assessor of General Affairs, a key man in the “Sodano administration”, of Mgr Paolo Sardi, editor of the papal speeches and vice-chamberlain, and of Mgr Carlo Maria Viganò, delegate to the pontifical representatives."
  • "But he doesn't know Sir Francis Knollys, Elizabeth's vice-chamberlain."
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