Archchamberlain

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Archchamberlain A chief chamberlain; -- an officer of the old German empire, whose office was similar to that of the great chamberlain in England.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n archchamberlain A chief chamberlain. It was formerly the title of an official rank in the Roman-German empire, held by the Elector of Brandenburg.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. G. erzkämmerer,. See Arch- pref,