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The master class seldom lose a chance to insult a woman who has the ability for something besides service to his lordship.
Caroline M. Nichols Churchill

Meaning of "lordship" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LORDSHIP

lordship  [ˈlɔːdʃɪp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LORDSHIP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lordship is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LORDSHIP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

lordship

Lord

Lord is traditionally an appellation for a person or deity who has authority, control, or power over others; a master, chief, or ruler. In only a few cases is "lord" a formal title in itself, most commonly that of Lord of the Manor and certain other vestigial titles from the age of feudalism such as Lord of Mann. More generally, Lord is a generic term applied, for example, to people who hold a title of the peerage in the United Kingdom, or are entitled to courtesy titles, or to refer to a group or body of peers.

Definition of lordship in the English dictionary

The definition of lordship in the dictionary is the position or authority of a lord.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LORDSHIP


amidship
əˈmɪdʃɪp
bardship
ˈbɑːdʃɪp
comradeship
ˈkɒmreɪdʃɪp
endship
ˈɛndʃɪp
friendship
ˈfrendʃɪp
godship
ˈɡɒdʃɪp
guardship
ˈɡɑːdʃɪp
guideship
ˈɡaɪdʃɪp
guildship
ˈɡɪldʃɪp
hardship
ˈhɑːdʃɪp
headship
ˈhɛdʃɪp
lairdship
ˈleədʃɪp
ludship
ˈlʌdʃɪp
overlordship
ˈəʊvəˌlɔːdʃɪp
scaldship
ˈskɔːldʃɪp
skaldship
ˈskɔːldʃɪp
stewardship
ˈstjuːədʃɪp
unfriendship
ʌnˈfrendʃɪp
voivodeship
ˈvɔɪvəʊdʃɪp
wardship
ˈwɔːdʃɪp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LORDSHIP

lording
lordkin
lordless
lordlier
lordliest
lordlike
lordliness
lordling
lordly
lordolatry
lordosis
lordotic
Lords
Lords Spiritual
Lords Temporal
lords-and-ladies
Lordship of the Isles
lordy
lore
loreal

WORDS THAT END LIKE LORDSHIP

championship
cowardship
dealership
entrepreneurship
fellowship
flagship
heraldship
kindredship
leadership
membership
midship
ownership
partnership
relationship
scholarship
ship
sponsorship
township
windship
worship

Synonyms and antonyms of lordship in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lordship» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LORDSHIP

Find out the translation of lordship to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lordship from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lordship» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

大人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

señoría
570 millions of speakers

English

lordship
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आधिपत्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السياده
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

светлость
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

forma de tratamento para um lorde
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কর্তৃত্ব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Monsieur le lord
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ketuanan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Lordschaft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

閣下
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

각하
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kepemimpinan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lảnh địa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தலைமை ஸ்தானத்தில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हुद्दा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

lordluk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Signoria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

panowanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

світлість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

domnia
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εξοχότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

heerskappy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lordshipen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

herredømme
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lordship

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LORDSHIP»

The term «lordship» is regularly used and occupies the 58.967 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LORDSHIP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lordship

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3 QUOTES WITH «LORDSHIP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word lordship.
1
Caroline M. Nichols Churchill
The master class seldom lose a chance to insult a woman who has the ability for something besides service to his lordship.
2
Artemisia Gentileschi
My illustrious lordship, I'll show you what a woman can do.
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Owen Glendower
Dread lord and cousin, may the almighty preserve your reverence and lordship in long life and good fortune.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LORDSHIP»

Discover the use of lordship in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lordship and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Lordship Salvation
Lordship Salvation is a view that has confused many people about the nature of the gospel itself. Based on a Ph.D. dissertation, this is an academic and biblical response to the Lordship view.
Charles C. Bing, 2010
2
Lordship and Learning: Studies in Memory of Trevor Aston
Studies focusing on medieval lordship and education.
Trevor Henry Aston, T. A. Ralph Evans, 2004
3
Lordship in the County of Maine, C. 890-1160
A study of the operation of lordship in western France, emphasising its continuity, rather than recent suggestions of major changes in practice.
Richard Ewing Barton, 2004
4
Lordship and Medieval Urbanisation: Coventry, 1043-1355
Beginning with lay and monastic lords of the 12th century, the book discusses population migrations to and from Coventry, changes in the urban land market, changes in the occupational structure of the town and levels of borrowing, evidence ...
Richard Goddard, 2004
5
Power and Border Lordship in Medieval France: The County of ...
The emergence of the northern French county of the Perche, and the rise of the Rotrou family from obscure origins to princely power, 11-13c.
Kathleen Thompson, 2002
6
Lordship, Knighthood and Locality: A Study in English ...
A study of the evolution of the knightly class in Coventry and Warwickshire.
Peter R. Coss, 1991
7
The Truth About the Lordship of Christ
These powerful books are designed to give readers a focused experience that centers on God's character and how it applies to their daily walk of faith.
John MacArthur, 2012
8
Lordship: The Foundation For Following God
This second year of the curriculum series from Karyn Henley includes four 13-week studies of foundational topics that help elementary children build a loving relationship with the Lord.
Karyn Henley, 2002
9
English Peasantry
Drawing on work in archaeology and landscape studies, as well as on documentary sources, the book describes a fundamental division within the peasantry: that between the very dependent tenants and agricultural workers on the "inland" of the ...
Rosamond Faith, 1999
10
Conquest, Anarchy and Lordship: Yorkshire, 1066-1154
This book, first published in 1994, studies aristocratic politics and government in Yorkshire in the century after 1066.
Paul Dalton, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LORDSHIP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lordship is used in the context of the following news items.
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Where are Derick and Jill Dillard for their mission? - Starcasm.net
Just 7 days ago, I had the joy of witnessing one elderly woman give lordship of her life to Christ. This transpired just one day after her Christian ... «Starcasm.net, Jul 15»
2
Wike Didn't Meet Me During His Visits – CJN - News on Naij.com
“For further clarification, during the week of the purported first visit by the Governor Wike on July 6, 2015, his Lordship was away in Saudi ... «NAIJ.COM, Jul 15»
3
There was money in salvage for tug-boat owners - Shields Gazette
... James Dickie, dock manager, would receive £2, but his lordship said that had not the claim been admitted, he would have given him nothing. «Shields Gazette, Jul 15»
4
WILD COOT: Two bulls and a frog - Nation Newspaper, The
Losing his lordship of the meadow-grass,/ will come to rule the reeds in our morass,/ and stamp us deep (deeper) into the nether mud,/ For one, ... «Nation News, Jul 15»
5
Police return to scene of Wood Green shooting as hunt for attackers …
The suspects arrived in Lordship Lane in a dark saloon at about 5.45pm last Friday. Several shots were fired from the car, which then sped off ... «Evening Standard, Jul 15»
6
Jill Duggar's Family Has Settled In Central America
... helped convert some locals, writing, “Just [seven] days ago, I had the joy of witnessing one elderly woman give lordship of her life to Christ.”. «Wetpaint, Jul 15»
7
Lords' civil dispute writ large
Obiter – who declares a personal interest in historic legal language – doubts that his lordship is alone in this. Are there any other redoubts of ... «Law Gazette, Jul 15»
8
JDC chastises General Legal Council for disrespecting courts
The fact is that, at the time the incident happened in 2003, the Chairperson of the Council was the late Chief Justice His Lordship Justice ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»
9
Image released of father shot in Lordship Lane
Erdogan Guzel, was shot dead in Lordship Lane on Friday, July 10 and one woman has been left in a critical condition. Nine people have been arrested so far ... «This is Local London, Jul 15»
10
The Lord's Prayer: Where it came from and why it matters | Christian …
May your kingdom and your lordship come speedily, and be acknowledged by all the world, that your name may be praised in all eternity. «ChristianToday, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Lordship [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/lordship>. Sep 2019 ».
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