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Lord

Lord is a deferential appellation for a person or deity who has authority, control, or power over others; a master, chief, or ruler. In only a few cases is "lord" a substantive title in itself, most commonly that of the Lord of the Manor and certain vestigial titles from the age of feudalism such as Lord of Mann, in other cases it is a generic term applied, for example, to persons who hold a title of the peerage or persons entitled to courtesy titles, or to refer to a group or body of peers.

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More definitions of "lord":

  • (verb): Make a lord of someone.
  • (noun): A person who has general authority over others.
    Synonyms: overlord, master

Famous quotes containing the word lord:

    This is the gospel of labour, ring it, ye bells of the kirk!
    The Lord of Love came down from above, to live with the men who work.
    This is the rose that He planted, here in the thorn-curst soil:
    Heaven is blest with perfect rest, but the blessing of Earth is toil.
    Henry Van Dyke (1852–1933)

    When the people contend for their liberty they seldom get anything by their victory but new masters.
    George Savile, Lord Halifax (1633–1695)

    For the LORD your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who is not partial and takes no bribe, who executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and who loves the strangers, providing them food and clothing.
    Bible: Hebrew, Deuteronomy 10:17,18.