Sentence Examples


  • The highest county dignitary is the lord-lieutenant, the office dating from 1782.
  • The lord chief justice is, next to the lord chancellor, the highest judicial dignitary in the kingdom.
  • A dignitary in 1 This is the view of Dr Adrian Fortescue (The Orthodox Eastern Church, p. 406); according to Braun (Lit.
  • On returning from Tilsit to Paris he relieved Talleyrand of the ministry of foreign affairs, softening the fall by creating him a grand dignitary of the empire.
  • The master of the horse is the third dignitary of the court, and is always a member of the ministry (before 1782 the office was of cabinet rank), a peer and a privy councillor.