Doomsday Book
Domesday Domes"day`, n. A day of judgment. See {Doomsday}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

{Domesday Book}, the ancient record of the survey of most of the lands of England, made by order of William the Conqueror, about 1086. It consists of two volumes, a large folio and a quarto, and gives the proprietors' tenures, arable land, woodland, etc. [Written also {Doomsday Book}.] [1913 Webster]


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