[lawr-ding] /ˈlɔr dɪŋ/
Often, lordings. ; sirs; gentlemen (often used as a term of address).
(archaic) a gentleman; lord: used in the plural as a form of address
an obsolete word for lordling
[lawrd-in-wey-ting] /ˈlɔrd ɪnˈweɪ tɪŋ/ noun, plural lords-in-waiting. 1. a nobleman in attendance on a British monarch or the Prince of Wales.
- Lord it over
Domineer over, act arrogantly toward, as in After Mary was elected president, she tried to lord it over the other girls. [ Late 1500s ] Also see: queen it
noun 1. a novel (1900) by Joseph Conrad.
- Lord justice of appeal
noun 1. an ordinary judge of the Court of Appeal