domesday


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domesday

(ˈduːmzˌdeɪ)
n
a variant spelling of doomsday

dooms•day

(ˈdumzˌdeɪ)

n.
the day of the Last Judgment.
[before 1000; Middle English domes dai, Old English dōmesdæg Judgment Day. See doom, day]
References in classic literature ?
And he made every one of them tell him a tale every night; and he kept that up till he had hogged a thousand and one tales that way, and then he put them all in a book, and called it Domesday Book -- which was a good name and stated the case.
there are some folk who have no fear of Domesday in them, and no sign of grace in their souls, for ever clutching and clawing at another man's chattels.
If you both stop here till domesday," said Geoffrey, "you'll get nothing more out of me.
NORTH F I E L D started life as a small village mentioned in the Domesday Book 1086 before becoming a centre for the nail-making industry in the 19th century.
As mentioned in the Domesday Book, it was held by the powerful De Lacy family and was the hub of parish and commercial activity long before the main town of Huddersfield.
The Domesday Book is a detailed survey of the land held by William the Conquerer and his people, published in 1806.
Both our student camps and DomesDay competition are fun ways for students to experience materials science," said Terry Mosier, ASM Managing Director.
Peter Tither, pictured, an ex-pat who lives in the South of France, paid PS2,000 for the right to be the new Lord of Little Barr, Birmingham, but the manor does not exist apart from a forgotten footnote in the Domesday Book.
In the Domesday Book it was recorded as Liedeberge.
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The town's settlers are thought to have arrived in 900, via Ireland, but the first direct evidence of a settlement dates from 1086 and the Domesday book with a reference to 'Cherchebi.
Which king commissioned the land study known as the Domesday Book in 1085?