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  • n. Alternative form of chaffwax.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Formerly a chancery officer who fitted wax for sealing writs and other documents.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Formerly, in England, an officer in chancery who prepared the wax for the sealing of writs and other documents about to be issued. Also written chaff-wax.

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