lord·​ing | \ˈlȯr-diŋ \

Definition of lording 

1 archaic : lord

2 obsolete : lordling

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And make no mistake, the Masked Observer finds comfort in the communal egocentricity lording over the shadows as the glitterati rule the stage. Michael Dumas, AL.com, "Show Us Your Mardi Gras Gowns: MAMGA celebrates 80 years," 10 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of lording

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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to enclose within walls

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