Lordling Lord"ling, n. [Lord + -ling.] A little or insignificant lord. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

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  • lordling — [lôrd′liŋ] n. [ME: see LORD & LING1] an unimportant or minor lord: usually contemptuous …   English World dictionary

  • lordling — noun Date: 13th century a little or insignificant lord …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lordling — /lawrd ling/, n. a minor, unimportant, or petty lord. [1225 75; ME; see LORD, LING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • lordling — noun archaic, chiefly derogatory a minor lord …   English new terms dictionary

  • lordling — lord·ling …   English syllables

  • lordling — lord•ling [[t]ˈlɔrd lɪŋ[/t]] n. a minor, unimportant, or petty lord • Etymology: 1225–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • lordling — /ˈlɔdlɪŋ/ (say lawdling) noun a little or petty lord …   Australian English dictionary

  • lordling — n. usu. derog. a minor lord …   Useful english dictionary

  • knight — knightless, adj. /nuyt/, n. 1. a mounted soldier serving under a feudal superior in the Middle Ages. 2. (in Europe in the Middle Ages) a man, usually of noble birth, who after an apprenticeship as page and squire was raised to honorable military… …   Universalium

  • Knight — /nuyt/, n. 1. Eric, 1897 1943, U.S. novelist, born in England. 2. Frank Hyneman /huy neuh meuhn/, 1885 1972, U.S. economist. * * * I French chevalier German Ritter In the European Middle Ages, a formally professed cavalryman, generally a vassal… …   Universalium

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