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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 ?
In simple phrase, the clock had no sooner struck seven than the ladies were ready for their journey; and, at their desire, his lordship and his equipage were prepared to attend them.
And now a matter of some difficulty arose; and this was how his lordship himself should be conveyed; for though in stage-coaches, where passengers are properly considered as so much luggage, the ingenious coachman stows half a dozen with perfect ease into the place of four; for well he contrives that the fat hostess, or well-fed alderman, may take up no more room than the slim miss, or taper master; it being the nature of guts, when well squeezed, to give way, and to lie in a narrow compass; yet in these vehicles, which are called, for distinction's sake, gentlemen's coaches, though they are often larger than the others, this method of packing is never attempted.
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?
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.
His lordship the Count remained in the sitting-room, and having sent for my medicine-chest, made a mixture for Miss Halcombe, and a cooling lotion to be applied to her head, so as to lose no time before the doctor came.
His lordship the Count affably entered into conversation with Mr.
Younger brothers of his lordship, Francis and Henry, unmarried.
If his lordship dies first,' the lawyer proceeded, 'I have been informed that the only provision he can make for his widow consists in a rent-charge on the property of no more than four hundred a year.
It IS a holy cause,' exclaimed his lordship, lifting up his hat with great solemnity.
His lordship extended his good-will to little Rawdon: he pointed out to the boy's parents the necessity of sending him to a public school, that he was of an age now when emulation, the first principles of the Latin language, pugilistic exercises, and the society of his fellow-boys would be of the greatest benefit to the boy.