House of Lords

noun phrase

Definition of House of Lords

: the upper house of the British Parliament composed of the lords temporal and spiritual

First Known Use of House of Lords

circa 1643, in the meaning defined above

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“House of Lords.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/House%20of%20Lords. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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Legal Definition of House of Lords

: the upper house of the British parliament composed of the lords temporal and spiritual

called also Lords

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