laird

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noun \ˈlerd\

Definition of laird

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  a landed proprietor

lairdly

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Origin and Etymology of laird

Middle English (northern dialect) lord, lard lord


First Known Use: 14th century


LAIRD Defined for English Language Learners

laird

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noun \ˈlerd\

Definition of laird for English Language Learners

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


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