What does the word chancellor mean?

Usage examples for chancellor

  1. Besides a Prince, a Serene Highness, an Arch- Chancellor, a grand officer of the Legion of Honour, he is also a Knight of the Prussian Black Eagle! – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. The grand- master, the cardinal, and the chancellor advanced to meet the young sovereign, who smiled to several of the maids of honor and replied to the remarks of a few courtiers more privileged than the rest. – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac