Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    One officiating in a chapel.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    An ecolesiastic who performs divine service in a chapel; but it more commonly means one who attends upon a king, prince or other person of quality, for the performance of clerical duties in a private chapel. 4 Coke, 90. A clergyman officially attached to a ship of war, to an army, (or regiment,) or to some public institution, fpr the purpose of performing divine service. Webster.