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lordling Syllabification: lord·ling
Pronunciation: /ˈlôrdliNG/

Definition of lordling in English:


archaic, chiefly , derogatory
A minor lord.
Example sentences
  • As political authority in the West fragmented, the Gothic kings continued and extended this system, and their lordlings under them did likewise.
  • For that matter, most of the local lordlings would have fits if the army intruded upon their private domains.
  • They assumed the identities of barbarian lordlings, and united the Republic's enemies against them.
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