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Domesday Book

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noun Domes·day Book \ˈdümz-ˌdā-, ˈdōmz-\

Definition of Domesday Book

  1. :  a record of a survey of English lands and landholdings made by order of William the Conqueror about 1086



Origin of domesday book

Middle English, from domesday doomsday


First Known Use: 1591


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