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Meaning of PALSGRAVE

Pronunciation:  'polzgreyv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (medieval) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands
 

PALSGRAVE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: palatine
 
 See Also: Lord, noble, nobleman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pals"grave`\, n. [D. paltsgraaf; palts palace (l.
palatium) + graaf count; cf. G. pfalzgraf. See {Palace}, and
{Landgrave}.] (Ger. Hist.)
A count or earl who presided in the domestic court, and had
the superintendence, of a royal household in Germany.

 

 

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