Mistress of the Robes


Mistress of the Robes
noun (in the English royal household) a woman of high rank in charge of the Queen's wardrobe.

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  • Mistress of the Robes — The Mistress of the Robes is the senior lady of the British Royal Household. Formerly (as the name implies) responsible for the Queen s clothes and jewellery, the post now has the responsibility for arranging the rota of attendance of the Ladies… …   Wikipedia

  • Mistress of the Robes — Robe aus der Rokoko Zeit Die Mistress of the Robes (wörtlich übersetzt: Meisterin der Kleider) ist die ranghöchste weibliche Angehörige des britischen Hofstaats, entsprechend einer Oberhofmeisterin. Die Bezeichnung geht auf die ursprünglichen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mistress of the robes — Robe Robe, n. [F., fr. LL. rauba a gown, dress, garment; originally, booty, plunder. See {Rob}, v. t., and cf. {Rubbish}.] 1. An outer garment; a dress of a rich, flowing, and elegant style or make; hence, a dress of state, rank, office, or the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mistress of the robes — Usage: usually capitalized M&R : a duchess who is appointed nominally in the British royal household to have charge of the queen s robes and who attends the queen at all state ceremonies * * * Mistress of the Robes see under ↑robe1 • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mistress of the Robes — noun British a woman in charge of the Queen s wardrobe …   Australian English dictionary

  • Master of the robes — Robe Robe, n. [F., fr. LL. rauba a gown, dress, garment; originally, booty, plunder. See {Rob}, v. t., and cf. {Rubbish}.] 1. An outer garment; a dress of a rich, flowing, and elegant style or make; hence, a dress of state, rank, office, or the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mistress — may refer to: Mistress (lover), a woman, other than the spouse, with whom a married individual has a continuing sexual relationship Schoolmistress, or female school teacher (also called a schoolmarm ). The term is now obsolete in the UK; see… …   Wikipedia

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