chafewax

chafe·wax

English syllables. 2014.

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  • Chafewax — Chafe wax , or Chaffwax Chaff wax , n. (Eng. Law) Formerly a chancery officer who fitted wax for sealing writs and other documents. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chafewax — /cheyfwaeks/ An officer in the English chancery whose duty was to prepare wax to seal the writs, commissions, and other instruments thence issuing. The office was abolished by St. 15 & 16 Viet., c. 87, No. 23 …   Black's law dictionary

  • chafewax — A chancery officer who attended to the wax used in sealing writs …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • chafewax — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chaffwax — Chafewax Chafe wax , or Chaffwax Chaff wax , n. (Eng. Law) Formerly a chancery officer who fitted wax for sealing writs and other documents. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chaffwax — variant of chafewax …   Useful english dictionary

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