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Definitions of lord

  1. the Judeo- Christian God
  2. make a lord of someone
  3. a person who has general authority over others
  4. terms referring to the Judeo- Christian God
  5. One who has power and authority; a master; a ruler; a governor; a prince; a proprietor, as of a manor.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. A husband.
  9. 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.
  10. The Supreme Being; Jehovah.
  11. The Savior; Jesus Christ.
  12. To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord.
  13. To rule or preside over as a lord.
  14. A hump- backed person; - so called sportively.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. To rule with a bsolute power; with over or it.
  18. 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).
  19. To raise to the peerage.
  20. To act the lord: to tyrannize.
  21. A master; ruler; nobleman; God.
  22. To play the superior; domineer.
  23. To rule; domineer.
  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. To invest with the dignities and privileges of a lord.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. To domineer or tyrannise.
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Usage examples for lord

  1. Lord, it is enough! – Parish Papers by Norman Macleod
  2. Is he coming here, Lord Ellersdeane?" – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
  3. Had you, Lord Penraven? – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. Did I not tell you that the Lord knew about the panaderia? – Out of the Triangle by Mary E. Bamford
  5. Mr. Lord: I believe so, sir. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  6. Believe me, my lord, I am. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  7. Where you got it an' how you got it the good Lord only knows. – His Dog by Albert Payson Terhune
  8. " Lord, man," he said, after a while, " what I wouldn't give for a cigarette!" – The Copper-Clad World by Harl Vincent
  9. The Lord gave me the dear child; the Lord has taken her away. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  10. And Lord Wynderbroke is waiting for you, please, Mr. Arden. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  11. Great Lord, what are you talking about? – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  12. Lord Paget's 'Ay' is sure- who else? – Queen Mary and Harold by Alfred Lord Tennyson
  13. " I am sorry to hear that," replied Lord Stranleigh. – Lord Stranleigh Abroad by Robert Barr
  14. Good Lord, sir, what would you expect me to say? – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  15. But this same Christ is the Christian's Lord and Master and Friend. – The Five Great Philosophies of Life by William de Witt Hyde
  16. The Lord be good to us! – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  17. By the Lord, I'll make you sorry for this. – Winston of the Prairie by Harold Bindloss
  18. We had to work- Lord, how we had to work! – The New Boy at Hilltop by Ralph Henry Barbour
  19. " Is it you, Lord Ellersdeane? – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
  20. And I, Lord help me! – Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens
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