from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Eng. Law) An officer in the household of the British sovereign, who has cognizance of transgressions within the royal household and verge, and of contracts made there, a member of the household being one of the parties.
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- noun UK, historical An
officerin the royal household, responsible for maintaining order in court.
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