Lordship meaning

lôrd'shĭp'
Used with Your, His, or Their as a title and form of address for a man or men holding the rank of lord.
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The position or authority of a lord.
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The territory belonging to a feudal lord.
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The rank or authority of a lord.
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Rule; dominion.
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The territory of a lord.
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A title used in speaking to or of a lord.
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The state or condition of being a lord.
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(hence, with his or your) Title applied to a lord (except an archbishop or duke, who is called Grace) or a formal form of address applied to a judge (in Great Britain), etc.

May I ask that the order be granted, if your lordship so pleases?

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Seigniory; domain; the territory over which a lord holds jurisdiction; a manor.
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Origin of lordship

  • From lord +"Ž -ship.
    From Wiktionary