Board of Green Cloth

noun full form of Green Cloth.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Board of Green Cloth — The Board of Green Cloth was a board of officials belonging to the Royal Household of England and Great Britain. It took its name from the table of green baize at which its members sat.It audited the accounts of the Royal Household and made… …   Wikipedia

  • Green Cloth — (in full Board of Green Cloth) noun (in the UK) the Lord Steward s department of the royal household …   English new terms dictionary

  • Green Cloth — Used as in Officer of the Green Cloth ; a department of the royal household, dealing with financial and legal matters, overseen by a lord steward. Essentially the department dealt with all matters related to below stairs. It was so named for the… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • green cloth — In old English law, a board or court of justice held in the countinghouse of the king s (or queen s) household, and composed of the lord steward and inferior officers. It takes its name from the green cloth spread over the board at which it is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • green cloth — noun 1. usually capitalized G&C [so called from the green covered table at which the board originally carried on its business] : a board or court of justice of the British sovereign s household that is composed of the lord steward and his… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clerk of the Green Cloth — Sir Stephen Fox was working at the Clerk of the Green Cloth for almost 30 years. His last 18 years was as First Clerk. The Clerk of the Green Cloth was a position in the British Royal Household. The clerk acted as secretary of the Board of Green… …   Wikipedia

  • green — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 of the colour between blue and yellow in the spectrum; coloured like grass, emeralds, etc. 2 a covered with leaves or grass. b mild and without snow (a green Christmas). 3 (of fruit etc. or wood) unripe or unseasoned. 4 not… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Green — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 of the colour between blue and yellow in the spectrum; coloured like grass, emeralds, etc. 2 a covered with leaves or grass. b mild and without snow (a green Christmas). 3 (of fruit etc. or wood) unripe or unseasoned. 4 not… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Board — (engl., spr. bōrd), eigentlich Tisch, Tafel, daher Boarding house, eine Pension, wo man wohnt und ißt; dann auch Bezeichnung eines Kollegiums, einer Behörde, daher z. B. B. of control, von 1784–1858 die oberste Instanz in politischen,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • green table — noun Etymology: from Green Tables, nickname of the Committee of the Covenanting Government that ruled Scotland 1638 41; from the green cloth that covered the table where they transacted business : council board …   Useful english dictionary

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