Lordship


Lordship
Synonyms and related words:
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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  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Seigniory; domain; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lordship — ► NOUN 1) supreme power or rule. 2) (His/Your etc. Lordship) a form of address to a judge, bishop, or titled man. 3) archaic the authority or state of being a lord …   English terms dictionary

  • Lordship — (spr. Lohrdschipp), 1) Herrschaft; 2) Titel (Würde) eines Lords, daher Your Lord [520] ship, so v.w. Ew. Herrlichkeit; 3) die Herrschaft (Grundbesitz), auf welcher diese Würde ruht …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Lordship — (engl., spr. lórd schĭp), Würde eines Lords; Herrschaft, auf der diese Würde ruht; auch Anrede an einen Lord: Euer Herrlichkeit …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lordship — (engl., spr. lohrdschipp), Würde eines Lords, auch Herrschaft, auf der diese ruht …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • lordship — index dominion (supreme authority), hegemony, possession (ownership), supremacy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 200 …   Law dictionary

  • lordship — c.1300, from O.E. hlafordscipe authority, rule (translating L. dominatio); see LORD (Cf. lord) (n.) + SHIP (Cf. ship) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lordship — [lôrd′ship΄] n. [OE hlafordscipe: see SHIP] 1. the rank or authority of a lord 2. rule; dominion 3. the territory of a lord 4. [often L ] a title used in speaking to or of a lord: preceded by Your or His …   English World dictionary

  • Lordship — [[t]lɔ͟ː(r)dʃɪp[/t]] Lordships N VOC; N PROPER: det poss N (politeness) You use the expressions Your Lordship, His Lordship, or Their Lordships when you are addressing or referring to a judge, bishop, or male member of the nobility. My name is… …   English dictionary

  • lordship — lord|ship [ˈlo:dʃıp US o:r ] n 1.) your/his lordship used when talking to or talking about a ↑lord, or when talking to a British judge or ↑bishop →↑ladyship 2.) his lordship BrE spoken a man who thinks he is very important used humorously ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lordship — noun (C) 1 your/his lordship used when talking to or talking about a lord 1 (1), or when addressing a British judge or bishop (1) 2 his lordship BrE spoken a humorous way of talking about a man who thinks he is very important: So when will his… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English