Definition of lordling in English:


Syllabification: lord·ling
Pronunciation: /ˈlôrdliNG


archaic , chiefly • derogatory
  • A minor lord.
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    • 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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Word of the day milord
Pronunciation: mɪˈlɔːd
used to address an English nobleman