Lord-of-misrule definition

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One who presided at traditional Christmas revelry in England during the 1400s and 1500s.
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(historical) In England, a person presiding over revels and games, as at Christmas.
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(in feudal Britain) A mock officer, appointed by lot, to preside over the Feast of Fools in a great household at Christmas.
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Noun

Singular:
lord-of-misrule
Plural:
lords-of-misrule