Meaning of woolsack


Pronunciation: (wool'sak"), [key]
— n.
  1. a sack or bag of wool.
    1. (in the House of Lords) one of a number of cloth-covered seats or divans stuffed with wool, for the use of judges, esp. one for the Lord Chancellor.
    2. the Lord Chancellor's office.
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