lordless

adjective

lord·​less
ˈlȯ(ə)rdlə̇s,
-ȯ(ə)d-
: having no lord : lacking a master

Word History

Etymology

Middle English lordles, alteration of loverdles, from Old English hlāfordlēas, from hlāford lord + -lēas -less

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“Lordless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lordless. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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