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Definitions of lord

  1. the Judeo-Christian God Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. make a lord of someone Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a titled peer of the realm Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a person who has general authority over others Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. One who has power and authority; a master; a ruler; a governor; a prince; a proprietor, as of a manor. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a boron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A title bestowed on the persons above named; and also, for honor, on certain official persons; as, lord advocate, lord chamberlain, lord chancellor, lord chief justice, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A husband. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. One of whom a fee or estate is held; the male owner of feudal land; as, the lord of the soil; the lord of the manor. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The Supreme Being; Jehovah. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The Savior; Jesus Christ. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To rule or preside over as a lord. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. A hump-backed person; - so called sportively. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To play the lord; to domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic sway; - sometimes with over; and sometimes with it in the manner of a transitive verb. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. 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. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. To rule with a bsolute power; with over or it. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. 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). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. To raise to the peerage. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. To act the lord: to tyrannize. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. A master; ruler; nobleman; God. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. To play the superior; domineer. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  24. To rule; domineer. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. One having power and authority; a ruler. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. The Deity; Christ. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. A title of nobility of office. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. The Supreme Being. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  29. A master; a ruler; a supreme ruler; the Supreme Being; an oppressive ruler; a husband; a baron; proprietor of a manor; n nobleman; a title of honour given to those who are noble by birth or creation; a peer of the realm; an honorary title bestowed on certain official characters, as Lord Chancellor, Lord Mayor, &c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. To invest with the dignities and privileges of a lord. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  31. To domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic away. Lord of misrule, one formerly chosen to preside over the sports and revels of a family during Christmas holidays. Lord lieutenant of Ireland, the representative of royalty in that country. Lord lieutenant of a county, the principal official, originally one deputed by the sovereign to manage its military concerns. Lord Mayor, the chief magistrate of certain cities. Lord Temporal, a lay peer. Lord Spiritual, a bishop with a seat in the House of Lords. House of Lords, the House of Peers. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. 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. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  33. To domineer or tyrannise. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  34. who wrote or kept books of accounts. Dig. 50, 4, 18, 10; Cod. 10, 69. thelawdictionary.org
  35. A hump-backed person; -- so called sportively. mso.anu.edu.au
  36. To play the lord; to domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic sway; -- sometimes with over; and sometimes with it in the manner of a transitive verb. mso.anu.edu.au
  37. There are various Hebrew and Greek words so rendered. Heb. Jehovah, has been rendered in the English Bible LORD, printed in small capitals. This is the proper name of the God of the Hebrews. The form "Jehovah" is retained only in Exodus 6:3 ; Psalms 83:18 ; Isaiah 12:2 ; 26:4 , both in the Authorized and the Revised Version. biblestudytools.com
  38. There are various Hebrew and Greek words so rendered. Heb. 'adon, means one possessed of absolute control. It denotes a master, as of slaves ( Genesis 24:14 Genesis 24:27 ), or a ruler of his subjects ( 45:8 ), or a husband, as lord of his wife ( 18:12 ). The old plural form of this Hebrew word is 'adonai . From a superstitious reverence for the name "Jehovah," the Jews, in reading their Scriptures, whenever that name occurred, always pronounced it 'Adonai . biblestudytools.com
  39. There are various Hebrew and Greek words so rendered. Greek kurios, a supreme master, etc. In the LXX. this is invariably used for "Jehovah" and "'Adonai." biblestudytools.com
  40. There are various Hebrew and Greek words so rendered. Heb. ba'al, a master, as having domination. This word is applied to human relations, as that of husband, to persons skilled in some art or profession, and to heathen deities. "The men of Shechem," literally "the baals of Shechem" ( Judges 9:2 Judges 9:3 ). These were the Israelite inhabitants who had reduced the Canaanites to a condition of vassalage ( Joshua 16:10 ; 17:13 ). biblestudytools.com
  41. There are various Hebrew and Greek words so rendered. Heb. seren, applied exclusively to the "lords of the Philistines" ( Judges 3:3 ). The LXX. render it by satrapies. At this period the Philistines were not, as at a later period ( 1 Samuel 21:10 ), under a kingly government. (See Joshua 13:3 ; 1 Samuel 6:18 .) There were five such lordships, viz., Gath, Ashdod, Gaza, Ashkelon, and Ekron. These dictionary topics are fromM.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible[B] indicates this entry was also found in Baker's Evangelical Dictionary[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible DictionaryBibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Lord". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". . biblestudytools.com
  42. A hump-backed person; so called sportively. dictgcide_fs
  43. A titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a baron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank. dictgcide_fs
  44. To play the lord; to domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic sway; sometimes with over; and sometimes with it in the manner of a transitive verb; as, rich students lording it over their classmates. dictgcide_fs
  45. lawrd, n. 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): a name also applied to Christ.--v.t. to raise to the peerage.--v.i. to act the lord: to tyrannise.--ns. LORD'LINESS; LORD'LING, a little lord: a would-be lord--also LORD'ING, LORD'KIN.--adj. LORD'LY, like, becoming, or pertaining to a lord: dignified: haughty: tyrannical--also adv.--ns. LORDOL'ATRY, excessive worship of nobility; LORDS'-AND-L[=A]'DIES, a popular name for the common arum (q.v.); LORD'S'-DAY, the first day of the week; LORD'SHIP, state or condition of being a lord: the territory belonging to a lord: dominion: authority; LORD'S'-SUP'PER, the sacrament of the communion, instituted at our Lord's last supper.--LORD-LIEUTENANT OF A COUNTY (see LIEUTENANT); LORD-LIEUTENANT OF IRELAND, a viceroy or deputy of the sovereign to whom the government of Ireland is nominally committed; LORD OF MISRULE (see MISRULE); LORDS OF SESSION, the judges of the Scotch Court of Session; LORDS ORDINARY, the five judges forming the outer house of the Court of Session; LORDS SPIRITUAL, the archbishops and bishops in the House of Lords--opp. to LORDS TEMPORAL, the peers proper.--HOUSE OF LORDS, the upper house in the two branches of the British parliament, consisting of the lords spiritual and temporal. [M. E. loverd, laverd--A.S. hláford--hláf, a loaf, bread, weard, warder.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  46. Master, ruler, chief, prince, sovereign, (our sovereign l. the King; ll. of creation, mankind, also joc. men as opp. women), (poet.) owner (l. of few acres; of. landlord); magnate in some trade (the cotton ll; cf. king); feudal superior (MESNE l.; l. of the manor; l. paramount); (poet. & joc.) husband (also l. & master); (Astrol.) dominant planet; (usu. the Latin exc. in voc.; also with God) God (L. knows who, how, &c., I cannot guess who &c., some one &c. or other; Latin have mercy, Latin bless me or us or my soul or you, excll. of surprise &c.; also lord! alone as excl.), Christ (the or more usu. our L.; in the year of our Latin., anno domini; Latin\'s prayer, the Our Father; Latin\'s supper, Eucharist; Latin\'s table, Christian altar, Eucharist; Latin\'s day, Sunday); nobleman, peer of the realm or person entitled by courtesy to the prefix Latin. (see below) as part of his ordinary style (live, treat, like a l., fare, entertain, sumptuously; drunk as, swear like, a l., excessively; Latin. in waiting, of the Bedchamber, nobleman attending sovereign, called by former title if queen is reigning, by latter if king); (pl., the Ll.) temporal& spiritual peers of Parliament (House of Ll., upper legislative chamber of United Kingdom, also committee of specially qualified members of this appointed as ultimate judicial appeal court); (pl.; also in full Ll. Commissioners) members of board performing duties of high State office put in commission (Ll. of the Admiralty, Treasury, &c.; First Latin., president of such board; Civil Latin., civilian member of Admiralty board, opp. Naval Ll.); first word of many official titles (Latin. chamberlain, chancellor, Chief Justice, High Commissioner; L.-lieutenant, viceroy of Ireland, chief executive authority& head of magistracy in each county, whence lordlieutenancy n.; Latin. Rector, annually elected honorary head of some Scotch universities; Latin. Mayor, mayor of London, York, Dublin, & some great towns; Latin. Bishop, any bishop in ceremonious mention); (prefixed as part of personal designation) marquis, earl, viscount, or baron (whether peer, or peer\'s eldest son holding his second title by courtesy; with suppression of of, e.g. Earl of, or Lord, Derby; l. is invariable instead of baron, which is used as prefix only in foreign titles), (followed by Christian& family name) younger son of duke or marquis; my l. (voc.), formal or polite formula for addressing nobleman below duke. bishop, l. mayor, or judge of supreme court; ll. & ladies, wildarum; hence lordless a., lordling (2), lordolatry, nn. (Vb) play the l. over (usu. in pass., will not be lorded over; or with it, as lording it over his household; ennoble, confer title of l. upon. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  47. n. [Anglo-Saxon] A master; a superior;— a husband;— a ruler; governor; king;— an oppressive ruler; a tyrant;— a proprietor of a manor; peer of the realm; especially, a baron; also a mutual peer or bishop;— by courtesy the son of a duke or msrquis, and the eldest son of an earl the holder of certain high governmental offices, as Chancellor, &c., or of judicial position, as Chief Justice, &c., and of municipal offices, as Mayor, Provost, &c.;— the Supreme Being; Jehovah. Cabinet Dictionary

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