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Definitions of lord:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To act the lord: to tyrannize.

part of speech: noun

A master: a superior: a husband: a ruler: the proprietor of a manor: a baron: a peer of the realm: the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl: a bishop, esp. if a member of parliament: ( B.) the Supreme Being, Jehovah ( when printed in capitals).

part of speech: verb

To domineer or tyrannise.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To rule with a bsolute power; with over or it.

part of speech: verb transitive

To raise to the peerage.

part of speech: noun

One who possesses the highest power or authority; a husband; a master; a sovereign; a ruler; a baron in the British peerage; any peer of the realm; any son of a duke or marquess, or the eldest son of an earl; an honorary title of chief magistrates of certain cities or towns in England, Scotland, and Ireland, and some other public officers, as, the lord chancellor, lord justice- clerk, & c.

part of speech: noun

A ruler or governor; master; one who has supreme power; the owner of a manor; a baron in the British nobility; the son of a duke or marquis; the eldest son of an earl; Lord, a title given to British noblemen and to certain officials; as, the Lord Mayor; the Lord, God; Jehovah; Jesus Christ.

Usage examples for lord:

  • Lord Shervinton's voice was heard outside. "The Devil's Paw", E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Lord Loudwater could not. "The Loudwater Mystery", Edgar Jepson
  • I 've lost her- by the Lord I 've lost her! "Lord Ormont and his Aminta, v4", George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English
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