What does the word Woolsack mean?

Usage examples for Woolsack

  1. If he would only marry his cousin one might say that the woolsack was won. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  2. He gave as instances of the slight inequality at present enforced the circumstance that no Catholic can ascend the throne as monarch, nor sit on the woolsack as Lord Chancellor in the Upper House. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon