n.1.A chief chamberlain; - an officer of the old German empire, whose office was similar to that of the great chamberlain in England.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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1136-1140, and intermittently thereafter); directed the clearing of forests and the draining of swamps, and promoted the creation of colonies and monasteries in the newly conquered lands; revived the bishoprics of Havelberg and Brandenburg; later supported the policies of Frederick I Barbarossa in Italy and against Albert's great rival, Henry the Lion of Saxony; may have been made archchamberlain; died on November 13, 1170.