\lˈɔːd], \lˈɔːd], \l_ˈɔː_d]\
Definitions of LORD
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
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- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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A master; a ruler; a supreme ruler; the Supreme Being; an oppressive ruler; a husband; a baron; proprietor of a manor; n nobleman; a title of honour given to those who are noble by birth or creation; a peer of the realm; an honorary title bestowed on certain official characters, as Lord Chancellor, Lord Mayor, &c.
To domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic away. Lord of misrule, one formerly chosen to preside over the sports and revels of a family during Christmas holidays. Lord lieutenant of Ireland, the representative of royalty in that country. Lord lieutenant of a county, the principal official, originally one deputed by the sovereign to manage its military concerns. Lord Mayor, the chief magistrate of certain cities. Lord Temporal, a lay peer. Lord Spiritual, a bishop with a seat in the House of Lords. House of Lords, the House of Peers.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
One who possesses the highest power or authority; a husband; a master; a sovereign; a ruler; a baron in the British peerage; any peer of the realm; any son of a duke or marquess, or the eldest son of an earl; an honorary title of chief magistrates of certain cities or towns in England, Scotland, and Ireland, and some other public officers, as, the lord chancellor, lord justice-clerk, &c.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Anglo-Saxon] A master; a superior;â€” a husband;â€” a ruler; governor; king;â€” an oppressive ruler; a tyrant;â€” a proprietor of a manor; peer of the realm; especially, a baron; also a mutual peer or bishop;â€” by courtesy the son of a duke or msrquis, and the eldest son of an earl the holder of certain high governmental offices, as Chancellor, &c., or of judicial position, as Chief Justice, &c., and of municipal offices, as Mayor, Provost, &c.;â€” the Supreme Being; Jehovah.
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