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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

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I don't know how much longer I'll be around. I'll probably be writing when the Lord says, 'Maya, Maya Angelou, it's time.'
Maya Angelou

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

Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Abraham Lincoln

Lord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.
Mark Twain
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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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