Definitions of lord

  1. 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.
  2. To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord.
  3. To rule or preside over as a lord.
  4. To raise to the peerage.
  5. To play the lord; to domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic sway; - sometimes with over; and sometimes with it in the manner of a transitive verb.
  6. To rule with a bsolute power; with over or it.
  7. To act the lord: to tyrannize.
  8. To play the superior; domineer.
  9. To rule; domineer.
  10. To invest with the dignities and privileges of a lord.
  11. To domineer or tyrannise.
  12. the Judeo- Christian God
  13. One who has power and authority; a master; a ruler; a governor; a prince; a proprietor, as of a manor.
  14. A titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a boron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank.
  15. A title bestowed on the persons above named; and also, for honor, on certain official persons; as, lord advocate, lord chamberlain, lord chancellor, lord chief justice, etc.
  16. A husband.
  17. One of whom a fee or estate is held; the male owner of feudal land; as, the lord of the soil; the lord of the manor.
  18. The Supreme Being; Jehovah.
  19. The Savior; Jesus Christ.
  20. A hump- backed person; - so called sportively.
  21. A ruler or governor; master; one who has supreme power; the owner of a manor; a baron in the British nobility; the son of a duke or marquis; the eldest son of an earl; Lord, a title given to British noblemen and to certain officials; as, the Lord Mayor; the Lord, God; Jehovah; Jesus Christ.
  22. A master: a superior: a husband: a ruler: the proprietor of a manor: a baron: a peer of the realm: the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl: a bishop, esp. if a member of parliament: ( B.) the Supreme Being, Jehovah ( when printed in capitals).
  23. A master; ruler; nobleman; God.
  24. One having power and authority; a ruler.
  25. The Deity; Christ.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
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