Definition of Domesday in English:

Domesday

Line breaks: Domes|day
Pronunciation: /ˈduːmzdeɪ
 
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(also Domesday Book)

noun

A comprehensive record of the extent, value, ownership, and liabilities of land in England, made in 1086 by order of William I.

Origin

Middle English: an old spelling of doomsday, which was apparently applied because the book was regarded as a final authority.

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