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The owner of a landed estate.
[Scots, from Middle English lard, variant of lord, owner, master; see lord.]
laird(lɛəd; Scottish lerd)
Scot a landowner, esp of a large estate
[C15: Scottish variant of lord]
[1400–50; late Middle English laverd, northern and Scots form of loverd lord]
A Scottish word for lord, used to mean a landowner.
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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