[laird; Scot. leyrd] /lɛərd; Scot. leɪrd/
a landed proprietor.
/lɛəd; Scottish lerd/
(Scot) a landowner, esp of a large estate
mid-15c. (mid-13c. as a surname), Scottish and northern England dialectal variant of lord, from Middle English laverd (see lord). Related: Lairdship.
/ˈlɛərɪdʒ/ noun 1. accommodation for farm animals, esp at docks or markets
[lair] /lɛər/ noun 1. a den or resting place of a wild animal: The cougar retired to its lair. 2. a secluded or hidden place, especially a secret retreat or base of operations; a hideout or hideaway: a pirate’s lair. 3. British. a place in which to lie or rest; a bed. verb (used with […]
[lair-ee] /ˈlɛər i/ adjective, lairier, lairiest. Australian Informal. 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a lair. /ˈlɛərɪ/ adjective lairier, lairiest 1. gaudy or flashy
a lion. (1.) A city of the Sidonians, in the extreme north of Palestine (Judg. 18:7, 14); called also Leshem (Josh. 19:47) and Dan (Judg. 18:7, 29; Jer. 8:16). It lay near the sources of the Jordan, about 4 miles from Paneas. The restless and warlike tribe of Dan (q.v.), looking out for larger possessions, […]