Lord High Admiral

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Related to Lord High Admirals: Admiral of the Fleet, Lord High Admiral of England
a great officer of state, who (when this rare dignity is conferred) is at the head of the naval administration of Great Britain.

See also: Admiral

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The third cook, crowned with a resplendent tin basin and wrapped royally in a table-cloth mottled with grease-spots and coffee stains, and bearing a sceptre that looked strangely like a belaying-pin, walked upon a dilapidated carpet and perched himself on the capstan, careless of the flying spray; his tarred and weather-beaten Chamberlains, Dukes and Lord High Admirals surrounded him, arrayed in all the pomp that spare tarpaulins and remnants of old sails could furnish.