Lairdship
Lairdship Laird"ship, n. The state of being a laird; an estate; landed property. [Scot.] --Ramsay. [1913 Webster]

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  • lairdship — laird ► NOUN ▪ (in Scotland) a person who owns a large estate. DERIVATIVES lairdship noun. ORIGIN Scots form of LORD(Cf. ↑lord) …   English terms dictionary

  • lairdship — noun the state or condition of being a laird …   Wiktionary

  • lairdship — laird·ship …   English syllables

  • lairdship — ˌship noun Etymology: laird + ship : the estate belonging to a laird …   Useful english dictionary

  • Laird — A Laird (Lord) is a hereditary title for the owner of a landed estate in Scotland. The title of Laird may carry certain local or feudal rights, though unlike a Lordship, a Lairdship has never carried voting rights, either in the historic… …   Wikipedia

  • Maid (Title) — Maid is a title granted to the eldest daughter of a Laird. The title is not often used today but can still be used. The title is customary and not automatically given.The eldest daughter of a Laird is entitled to place the title at the end of her …   Wikipedia

  • Maid (title) — Maid is a title granted to the eldest daughter of a Laird. The title is not often used today but can still be used. The title is customary and not automatically given. The eldest daughter of a Laird is entitled to place the title at the end of… …   Wikipedia

  • Younger (Title) — Younger is a title traditionally granted to the Heir Apparent to a current Laird. The wife of a Younger is also known as a younger, as is a woman who is entitled to a Lairdship in her own right. A Younger is neither a title of nobility or a… …   Wikipedia

  • Paul Bowman-MacDonald — is a fictional character in the BBC1 Scottish TV series Monarch of the Glen. Paul is played by Welsh actor Lloyd Owen. Paul is the son of Hector MacDonald and half brother to Archie MacDonald. Paul arrived in Glenbogle thinking Glenbogle s… …   Wikipedia

  • Lord — For other uses, see Lord (disambiguation). Lordship redirects here. For other uses, see Lordship (disambiguation). Queen Elizabeth II, Lord of Mann Lord is a title with various meanings. It can denote a prince or a feu …   Wikipedia

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