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lord·ship

 (lôrd′shĭp′)
n.
1. often Lordship Used with Your, His, or Their as a title and form of address for a man or men holding the rank of lord.
2. The position or authority of a lord.
3. The territory belonging to a feudal lord.

lordship

(ˈlɔːdʃɪp)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the position or authority of a lord

Lordship

(ˈlɔːdʃɪp)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (preceded by: Your or His) Brit a title used to address or refer to a bishop, a judge of the high court, or any peer except a duke

lord•ship

(ˈlɔrd ʃɪp)

n.
1. (often cap.) (in Great Britain) a term of respect used when speaking of or to judges or certain noblemen (usu. prec. by his or your).
2. the state or dignity of a lord.
3. the authority or power of a lord.
4. the domain of a lord.
[before 900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lordship - a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge; "Your Lordship"; "His Lordship"
title - an appellation signifying nobility; "`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"
2.lordship - the authority of a lord
authority, potency, authorization, authorisation, say-so, dominance - the power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state"
Translations
سِيادَه، صاحِب السِّيادَه
lordstvo
Deres ExellenceHans ExellenceHendes Exellence
méltóságod
lávarîstign; ávarpstitill
lordstvo
Lord cenapları

lordship

[ˈlɔːdʃɪp] Nseñoría f
your LordshipSeñoría

Lordship

[ˈlɔːrdʃɪp] n (British)
your Lordship (to a judge)Monsieur le Juge; (to a bishop)Excellence, Monseigneur; (to a baron)monsieur le baron; (to a count)monsieur le comte
(= member of House of Lords) their Lordships les membres de la Chambre des lordsLord's Prayer n
the Lord's Prayer → Notre-Père m

Lordship

n (Brit: = title) → Lordschaft f; His/Your LordshipSeine/Eure Lordschaft; (to bishop) → Seine/Eure Exzellenz; (to judge) → Seine/Euer Ehren or Gnaden

lordship

[ˈlɔːdʃɪp] n his lordship the CountSua Signoria il conte
your Lordship (Brit) → Vostra Signoria

lord

(loːd) noun
1. a master; a man or animal that has power over others or over an area. The lion is lord of the jungle.
2. (with capital when used in titles) in the United Kingdom etc a nobleman or man of rank.
3. (with capital) in the United Kingdom, used as part of several official titles. the Lord Mayor.
ˈlordly adjective
grand or proud. a lordly attitude.
ˈlordliness noun
ˈLordship noun
(with His, ~Your etc) a word used in speaking to, or about, a man with the title `Lord' and also certain judges who do not have this title. Thank you, Your Lordship.
the Lord
God; Christ.
lord it over
to act like a lord or master towards. Don't think you can lord it over us.
References in classic literature ?
But before your Lordship enters into further communications, would he deign to satisfy the curiosity of one who would gladly know whence his Visitor came?
Pardon me, my Lord, but is not your Lordship already in Space, your Lordship and his humble servant, even at this moment?
Would your Lordship indicate or explain to me in what direction is the Third Dimension, unknown to me?
Pardon me, my Lord, a moment's inspection will convince your Lordship that I have a perfect luminary at the juncture of two of my sides.
Your Lordship must be aware that such facts touching the belongings of his humble servant might be easily ascertained by any one in the neighbourhood possessing your Lordship's ample means of obtaining information.
Your Lordship would treat me as if I were one of the vulgar who, being ignorant of Mathematics, suppose that a Woman is really a Straight Line, and only of One Dimension.
But am I to suppose that your Lordship gives to brightness the title of a Dimension, and that what we call "bright" you call "high"?
My statement, as your Lordship requests, shall be short and to the point.
Another week has passed--and not a word of answer has reached me from your Lordship.
For my lord,' said John--it is odd enough, but certain people seem to have as great a pleasure in pronouncing titles as their owners have in wearing them--'this room, my lord, isn't at all the sort of place for your lordship, and I have to beg your lordship's pardon for keeping you here, my lord, one minute.
Matters reached a flash point when an upset Dhavan said: "What your lordship said is very unfair" following which the Chief Justice threw the file and said, "OK.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court on Wednesday reserved verdict on a petition challenging use of expressions like My Lord or Your Lordship to address judges of superior courts.