Definition von 'laird'
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THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002) Bomber
He was a laird's son.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The cook always felt that the butler might be on better terms with the laird and his wife than she was -- and vice versa.Scottish Voices 1745-1960 (1990)
Unlike some Scottish lairds, he is not rich.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But the change was also supposed to benefit the tenant as well, by letting him work to pay his laird rather than fight for him.THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)
Even the minister was chosen by the congregation's consistory of elected elders, instead of by some powerful aristocrat or laird.THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)
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