the chief magistrate of any of certain large cities in Scotland.
the provost of one of the five major Scottish cities (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee, and Perth)
[lawrd] /lɔrd/ noun 1. a person who has authority, control, or power over others; a master, chief, or ruler. 2. a person who exercises authority from property rights; an owner of land, houses, etc. 3. a person who is a leader or has great influence in a chosen profession: the great lords of banking. 4. […]
[lawrdz-uh n-ley-deez] /ˈlɔrdz ənˈleɪ diz/ noun, plural lords-and-ladies. 1. (used with a singular verb) . noun 1. (functioning as sing) another name for cuckoopint
[lawrd-ship] /ˈlɔrd ʃɪp/ noun 1. (often initial capital letter) a term of respect used when speaking of or to certain noblemen (usually preceded by his or your). 2. the state or dignity of a . 3. the authority or power of a lord. 4. the domain of a lord. 5. British. (often initial capital letter) […]
- Lordship of the isles
noun 1. an overlordship of the Western Isles of Scotland and adjacent lands instituted in 1266 when Magnus of Norway ceded the Hebrides, the Isle of Man, and Kintyre to the King of Scotland, and claimed by the chiefs of Clan Dougall and later by those of Clan Donald. The title was forfeited to James […]