the House of Lords

Definition of the House of Lords

:the part of the British Parliament whose members are not elected by voters

Word by Word Definitions

house play
  1. : a building that serves as living quarters for one or a few families : home

  2. : a shelter or refuge (such as a nest or den) of a wild animal

  3. : a natural covering (such as a test or shell) that encloses and protects an animal or a colony of zooids

  1. : to provide with living quarters or shelter

  2. : to store in a building

  3. : to encase, enclose, or shelter as if by putting in a house (see 1house)

lord play lords
  1. : one having power and authority over others:

  2. : a ruler by hereditary right or preeminence to whom service and obedience are due

  3. : one of whom a fee or estate is held in feudal tenure

  1. : to act like a lord


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