Overlord O"ver*lord`, n. One who is lord over another or others; a superior lord; a master. --Freeman. [1913 Webster]

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  • Overlord — In the feudal system, the title overlord refers to a particularly powerful lord, who has power over many people and/or power over other lords; see also Mandala (Southeast Asian history). Other Operation Overlord, codename for the invasion of… …   Wikipedia

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  • overlord — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)lɔː(r)d[/t]] overlords 1) N COUNT: usu with supp If you refer to someone as an overlord, you mean that they have great power and are likely to use it in a bad way. [WRITTEN] We really don t want to be the overlords of the Palestinian… …   English dictionary

  • overlord — noun a) A ruler of other rulers. The various tribal chieftains met each spring to elect an overlord that would lead them in time of war. b) Anyone with overarching power or authority in a given domain. The crusty old professor was overlord of the …   Wiktionary

  • overlord — UK [ˈəʊvə(r)ˌlɔː(r)d] / US [ˈoʊvərˌlɔrd] noun [countable] Word forms overlord : singular overlord plural overlords in the past, someone with less power than a king or queen but more power than a lord …   English dictionary

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