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lordship (n.)

c. 1300, from Old English hlafordscipe "authority, rule, dominion" (translating Latin dominatio); see lord (n.) + -ship. As a form of address to nobles, judges, etc., from late 15c.

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Definitions of lordship
1
lordship (n.)
the authority of a lord;
2
Lordship (n.)
a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge;
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