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Domesday Book

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

Definition of DOMESDAY BOOK

:  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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