Lordship

Definition of Lordship

Lord´ship
n.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), etc.
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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Eminence, Grace, Her Excellency, Her Highness, Her Ladyship, Her Majesty, Highness, His Lordship, His Majesty, Honor, Imperial Highness, Imperial Majesty, Lady, Ladyship, Lord, Majesty, My Lady, My Lord, Reverence, Royal Highness, Royal Majesty, Serene Highness, Worship, Your Lordship, milady, milord
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