Definition of lordling in English:


Line breaks: lord|ling
Pronunciation: /ˈlɔːdlɪŋ


archaic , chiefly derogatory
A minor lord: lordlings do not argue with the Prince of Wales
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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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