lord·​ling | \ ˈlȯrd-liŋ How to pronounce lordling (audio) \

Definition of lordling

: a little or insignificant lord

Examples of lordling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Littlefinger gives Bran the Valyrian steel dagger that the cutthroat attempted to murder the lordling with in Episode 2, along with Littlefinger's version of the story. Rena Gross, Billboard, "'Game of Thrones': 7 Favorite Moments From Season 7, Episode 4, 'The Spoils of War'," 7 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of lordling

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Lordling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lordling. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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