Definition of chancery noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    chancery

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈtʃɑːnsəri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃænsəri//
     
    [singular]
     
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  1. 1Chancery (law) a division of the High Court in Britain
  2. 2(especially British English) an office where public records are kept
  3. 3(also chancery court) a court in the US that decides legal cases based on the principle of equity
  4. 4the offices where the official representative of a country works, in another country
  5. Word Origin late Middle English: contraction of chancellery.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chancery

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