noun \ˈlerd\

: a man who owns a large amount of land in Scotland

Full Definition of LAIRD

chiefly Scottish
:  a landed proprietor
laird·ly \-lē\ adjective

Origin of LAIRD

Middle English (northern dialect) lord, lard lord
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi

Rhymes with LAIRD


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