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lord-in-waiting

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  • At the age of 68, Rupert Murdoch has become a lion in winter, and Peter Chernin is his lord-in-waiting.

    The Man Behind Rupert's Roll

  • Attended only by Lord Telifar, the prince ate a small supper then dismissed the lord-in-waiting and occupied himself reading the replies to the urgent letters sent out that morning.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • A lord-in-waiting straightened my train and another took my card and announced my name to Her Majesty, who was seated very grandly on her throne.

    Slightly Married

  • Dickey, after her mother's great progenitor, who was said to have come over with William the Conqueror, but whether in the capacity of a lacquey or a lord-in-waiting was never, and perhaps never will be, determined.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, November 6, 1841,

  • Elizabeth turned impetuously to a lord-in-waiting.

    Stories of the Border Marches

  • At another time, on a Sunday, Fouche entered the chapel in the midst of the service, and whispered to Bonaparte, who immediately beckoned to his lord-in-waiting and to Duroc.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • At another time, on a Sunday, Fouche entered the chapel in the midst of the service, and whispered to Bonaparte, who immediately beckoned to his lord-in-waiting and to Duroc.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • The King took it out of his hand without deigning to give him a look even, or a word; he took it as you would take a pocket handkerchief from your valet de chambre, without any mark of displeasure or attention, or expression of countenance whatever, and passed it to his lord-in-waiting, who was the Duke of Queensberry.

    George Selwyn His Letters and His Life

  • There was Mrs. Byng for one; there was also Adrian Fellowes, who had been for a long time a kind of handy-man of the great house, doing the hundred things which only a private secretary, who was also a kind of master-of-ceremonies and lord-in-waiting, as it were, could do.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • There was Mrs. Byng for one; there was also Adrian Fellowes, who had been for a long time a kind of handy-man of the great house, doing the hundred things which only a private secretary, who was also a kind of master-of-ceremonies and lord-in-waiting, as it were, could do.

    The Judgment House

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