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Definition of Lord

Lord

  1. A hump-backed person; -- so called sportively.
  2. One who has power and authority; a master; a ruler; a governor; a prince; a proprietor, as of a manor.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. A husband.
  6. 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.
  7. The Supreme Being; Jehovah.
  8. The Savior; Jesus Christ.
  9. To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord.
  10. To rule or preside over as a lord.
  11. 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.

Lord Quotations

Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime. - Martin Luther
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
Martin Luther

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
Douglas MacArthur

I believe in Jesus Christ as my Lord and savior. I believe that Jesus died for my sins, and rose again, and that's my belief. I still don't know what 'Christian' means. I'm a follower of Christ, but I keep making a whole bunch of mistakes. And I thank God for forgiveness.
Sherri Shepherd

The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring.
Bernard Williams

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
Francis of Assisi
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Lord Translations

lord in Dutch is lord
lord in French is monsieur
lord in German is Gebieter
lord in Italian is signore
lord in Italian is padrone
lord in Latin is dominus domno, erus
lord in Portuguese is senhor
lord in Spanish is sr
lord in Swedish is lord, herre
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