meaning of Black Rod

Black Rod meaning in General Dictionary

the usher on Chapter for the Garter so-called through the black colored pole that he carries he could be associated with kings chamber and usher into home of Lords

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  • the usher to the Chapter for the Garter, so named from black pole that he holds. He's of the master's chamber, also usher to your home of Lords.
  • An usher in the legislature of British colonies.

Black Rod meaning in General Dictionary

the usher to the part regarding the Garter, so called from the black pole which he carries. He is for the master's chamber, as well as usher to your House of Lords.

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  • An usher into the legislature of Brit colonies.