Major-domo

  • 1 major-domo — 1580s, via It. maggiordomo or Sp. mayordomo, from M.L. major domus chief of the household, also mayor of the palace under the Merovingians, from L. major greater (see MAJOR (Cf. major) (adj.)) + gen. of domus house (see DOMESTIC (Cf. domestic) …

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  • 2 major-domo — [mā′jər dō′mō] n. pl. major domos [Sp mayordomo or It maggiordomo < LL major domus < L major, greater (see MAJOR) + gen. of domus, house] 1. a man in charge of a great, royal, or noble household; chief steward 2. any steward or butler:… …

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  • 3 major-domo — ► NOUN (pl. major domos) ▪ the chief steward of a large household. ORIGIN Spanish and Italian, from Latin major domus highest official of the household …

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  • 4 Major-domo — Ma jor do mo, n. [Sp. mayordomo, or It. maggiordomo; both fr. LL. majordomus; L. major greater + domus house.] A man who has authority to act, within certain limits, as master of the house; a steward; also, a chief minister or officer. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 major domo — (mayordomo [majorðómo] < Late Latin major domus < Latin maior higher; highest and domus domestic )    1) California: 1834. The foreman on a ranch or farm or the overseer of a mission. By extension, the supervisor over any group or project.… …

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  • 6 major-domo — /may jeuhr doh moh/, n., pl. major domos. 1. a man in charge of a great household, as that of a sovereign; a chief steward. 2. a steward or butler. 3. a person who makes arrangements for another. [1580 90; < Sp mayordomo < ML majordomus head of… …

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  • 7 major-domo — [ˌmeɪdʒə dəʊməʊ] noun (plural major domos) the chief steward of a large household. Origin C16: via Sp. and Ital. from med. L. major domus highest official of the household …

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  • 8 major-domo — /meɪdʒə ˈdoʊmoʊ/ (say mayjuh dohmoh) noun (plural major domos) 1. a man in charge of a great household, as that of a sovereign; a chief steward. 2. a steward or butler. {Spanish mayordomo, or Italian maggiordomo, from Medieval Latin mājor domūs… …

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  • 9 major-domo — n. (pl. os) 1 the chief official of an Italian or Spanish princely household. 2 a house steward; a butler. Etymology: orig. mayordome f. Sp. mayordomo, It. maggiordomo f. med.L major domus highest official of the household (as MAJOR, DOME) …

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  • 10 major-domo — noun a) The head steward or butler of a large household. b) Somebody who makes arrangements or directs affairs for another. Syn: seneschal …

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  • 11 major-domo — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. butler, steward, retainer; see servant …

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  • 12 major-domo — manager of a household …

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  • 13 major-domo — n. Steward …

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  • 14 major-domo — n chamberlain, steward, seneschal, butler, factotum; purveyor, manciple …

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  • 15 major-domo — ma•jor do•mo [[t]ˌmeɪ dʒərˈdoʊ moʊ[/t]] n. pl. mos 1) a man in charge of a great household, as that of a sovereign 2) a steward; butler 3) a person who makes arrangements for another • Etymology: 1580–90; < It maggiordomo or Sp mayordomo <… …

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  • 16 major-domo —   n. steward; head servant; butler …

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  • 17 Domo-kun no Fushigi Terebi — Developer(s) Suzak Publisher(s) Nintendo …

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  • 18 Domo-Kun no Fushigi Terebi — Infobox VG title = Domo Kun no Fushigi Terebi caption = developer = Suzak publisher = Nintendo distributor = designer = license = series = engine = version = released = vgrelease|Japan|JPN|February 21, 2002 genre = Various/Mini Game modes =… …

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  • 19 MAJOR Domus — I. MAJOR Domus in Aula Principum, triplici gradu reperitur. Primo is sic dictus, qui rem in domo curat ad victum solum pertinentem; alias olim Eleater, Praefectus mensae, Architriclinus, Dapifer et Princeps coquorum. Secundo, qui rem omnem… …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 20 mayor domo —    See major domo …

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