laird


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laird

 (lârd)
n. Scots
The owner of a landed estate.

[Scots, from Middle English lard, variant of lord, owner, master; see lord.]

laird

(lɛəd; Scottish lerd)
n
Scot a landowner, esp of a large estate
[C15: Scottish variant of lord]

laird

(lɛərd)

n. Scot.
a landowner.
[1400–50; late Middle English laverd, northern and Scots form of loverd lord]
laird′ly, adj.
laird′ship, n.

laird

A Scottish word for lord, used to mean a landowner.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.laird - a landowner
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
landholder, landowner, property owner - a holder or proprietor of land
Translations

laird

[lɛəd] N (Scot) → terrateniente m

laird

n (Scot) → Gutsherr(in) m(f)
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I was, maybe, such an one as yourself when I plighted my faith to Alice Graham, the only child of a neighboring laird of some estate.
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