Definition of Chafewax. Meaning of Chafewax. Synonyms of Chafewax

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Chafewax. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Chafewax and, of course, Chafewax synonyms and on the right images related to the word Chafewax.

Definition of Chafewax

Chafewax
Chafewax Chafe"wax`, or Chaffwax Chaff"wax`, n. (Eng. Law) Formerly a chancery officer who fitted wax for sealing writs and other documents.

Meaning of Chafewax from wikipedia

- A chafe-wax, or chaff-wax, was an officer under the Lord Chancellor, whose duty it was to prepare the wax for sealing do****ents. The office was abolished...
- 'chaussier', 'chaucier', a hosier. It may have arisen from 'chaufecire', 'chafewax', i.e. a clerk of the court of Chancery whose duty consisted in affixing...
Loading...