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noun as in highness

noun as in world power

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True aristocrats live on the same land as the peons because that is what you have to do to exercise true lordship.

"Capital, capital," his lordship would remark with great alacrity, when there was no other way of escape.

His lordship retired shortly to his study, Hetton and Mr. Haggard betook themselves to the billiard-room.

When his lordship retired early, as was his custom, the other men adjourned once more to the billiard-room.

"I most humbly thank your lordship," replied the butler with an air of profound gratitude, as he chuckled in his sleeve.

What is, then, this precious drink I read of in my Shakespeare—so precious, that your lordship will not trust him to his butler?


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lordship, such as: excellency, grace, honor, ladyship, majesty, and reverence.

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