lordship

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noun lord·ship \ˈlȯrd-ˌship\

Definition of lordship

  1. 1a :  the rank or dignity of a lord —used as a titleb :  the authority or power of a lord :  dominion

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

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of lordship

before 12th century


LORDSHIP Defined for English Language Learners

lordship

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Definition of lordship for English Language Learners

  • : the authority, power, or territory of a lord


LORDSHIP Defined for Kids

lordship

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noun lord·ship \ˈlȯrd-ˌship\

Definition of lordship for Students

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



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