alod

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alod

(ˈælɒd)
n
a feudal estate with no superior
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There was something awful and revolting in the memory of what had been bought at this fearful price of shame.
He was awful scared but I wasn't killed nor my back wasn't broken but my nose bled something awful and kept on bleeding for three days.
before which, in infinite distress, but mutely possessed of the little girl and clearly convinced, in spite of her blindness, that something awful had occurred and some collapse engulfed us, she retreated, by the way we had come, as fast as she could move.
When misery is the deepest, there is something awful in this perpetual and smiling round of natural movements.
You can't thrash when you have rheumatic fever--though you want to something awful, Mrs.
He has changed himself into something awful, only by hiding his face.
Did you really tell him to get out and never come near you again, or something awful like that?
Oh, my God, I hope she hasn't done something awful," he cried aloud.
If the simplest people are disposed to look not a little kindly on great Prosperity (for I defy any member of the British public to say that the notion of Wealth has not something awful and pleasing to him; and you, if you are told that the man next you at dinner has got half a million, not to look at him with a certain interest)--if the simple look benevolently on money, how much more do your old worldlings regard it
And they're all making themselves pleasant to Jerry, the wealthy future son-in-law, something awful.
For some days she had realised that something awful was happening to her son and that now some terrible minute had come for him.
There was something awful in his unconsciousness of the figure that could have put out its hand and touched him as he stooped over his labour.