In England, formerly, the highest court of judicature next to the Parliament, exercising jurisdiction at law, but chiefly in equity; but under the jurisdiction act of 1873 it became the chancery division of the High Court of Justice, and now exercises jurisdiction only in equity.
- Law A court of chancery.
- Law The proceedings and practice of a court of chancery; equity.
- Law A court of public record; an office of archives.
- Law One of the five divisions of the High Court of Justice of Great Britain, presided over by the Lord High Chancellor.
- The office or department of a chancellor; a chancellery.