Domesday Book

noun
Domes·​day Book | \ ˈdümz-ˌdā- How to pronounce Domesday Book (audio) , ˈdōmz- How to pronounce Domesday Book (audio) \

Definition of Domesday Book

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

First Known Use of Domesday Book

1591, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Domesday Book

Middle English, from domesday doomsday

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The first known use of Domesday Book was in 1591

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“Domesday Book.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Domesday%20Book. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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