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Lord Definition

(n.) A hump-backed person; -- so called sportively.

(n.) One who has power and authority; a master; a ruler; a governor; a prince; a proprietor, as of a manor.

(n.) 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.

(n.) 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.

(n.) A husband.

(n.) 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.

(n.) The Supreme Being; Jehovah.

(n.) The Savior; Jesus Christ.

(v. t.) To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord.

(v. t.) To rule or preside over as a lord.

(v. i.) 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.