The definition of a lord is someone with a lot of power or a nobleman.(noun)
An example of lord is a person who is a member of the upper house of English Parliament, the House of Lords.
Lord is a reference to God or Jesus.(noun)
An example of Lord is how a Christian would refer to God when speaking out loud during prayer.
Lord is defined as to act in an over powering way.(verb)
An example of lord is to boss people around.
See lord in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE hlaford < earlier hlafweard < hlaf (see loaf) + weard (see ward): basic sense—“loaf keeper” (i.e., one who feeds dependents): some senses infl. by use as transl. of L dominus
See lord in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English hlāford
Origin: : hlāf, bread
Origin: + weard, guardian; see wer-3 in Indo-European roots.
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