Meaning of LORDSHIP
|Pronunciation: || ||'lordship|
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- [n] the authority of a lord
- [n] a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge; "Your Lordship"; "His Lordship"
LORDSHIP is a 8 letter word that starts with L.
| ||See Also:|| ||authorisation, authority, authorization, dominance, say-so, title|
|Webster's 1913 Dictionary|
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1. The state or condition of being a lord; hence (with his or
your), a title applied to a lord (except an archbishop or
duke, who is called Grace) or a judge (in Great Britain),
2. Seigniory; domain; the territory over which a lord holds
jurisdiction; a manor.
What lands and lordships for their owner know My
quondam barber. --Dryden.
3. Dominion; power; authority.
They which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles
exercise lordship over them. --Mark x. 42.
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