lordship

noun
lord·​ship | \ˈlȯrd-ˌship \

Definition of lordship 

1a : the rank or dignity of a lord used as a title

b : the authority or power of a lord : dominion

2 : the territory under the jurisdiction of a lord : seigniory

First Known Use of lordship

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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lordship

noun

English Language Learners Definition of lordship

: the authority, power, or territory of a lord

lordship

noun
lord·​ship | \ˈlȯrd-ˌship \

Kids Definition of lordship

: the rank or dignity of a lord used as a title His Lordship is not at home.

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