Definition of 'lord'
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What did the lord mayor do about it? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will force phone providers to cut off mobiles where they are proved to be used by drug lords. The Sun (2017)Highly respected, he was tipped at one point to become lord chief justice. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The two other witnesses interviewed are a former senior council official and a former lord mayor of Leicester. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She denies claims that she was in the pocket of drug lords, but these days an accusation can be a death sentence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As local drug lords have watched the wall get higher, stronger and more heavily guarded they have simply dug down under it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Recent lord mayors have been drawn from the financial services industry and included investment bankers, lawyers and stockbrokers approaching the end of their careers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The roving knight has found that being a lord of lands has its disadvantages? THE WOLF AND THE DOVEThe right of the feudal lord was also the law. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)The undamaged treasures may have been ready to use for trading between drug lords. The Sun (2011)This time they are on the trail of a sinister crime lord. The Sun (2009)They should also find legal replacements for the law lords whose revising expertise has been missed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The feudal lord was told to restore the earlier tax arrangements. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)There's greenhouse to potter in to reinforce the lord of the manor lifestyle. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was knighted in 2004 after his year in office as lord mayor. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's playing lord of the manor. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Downing Street has asked the lord chief justice to recommend a judge to lead the inquiry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In practice, they have allowed one group of people to lord it over another group of people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Two wannabe boxers get mixed up with the Mob when they make a delivery to a crime lord. The Sun (2009)The former law lord is visiting Qatar and talks to set up the panel will continue when he returns. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This loyal servant fulfilled his lord and master 's final wishes by burying him in his belly instead of the earth. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)We have the hope of eternal life that comes because we release ownership of our bodies and don't make ourselves lords of ourselves. Christianity Today (2000)The links between powerful drug lords, the government and the insurgents remain strong, according to local officials. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Officials say that 65 per cent of the country's jails are controlled by drug lords rather than prison officers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Quite what the adjudicator is going to add to that, lord only knows, apart from justifying its own existence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This time the fuse has been lit not by an elected politician but by the man who until recently was Britain's most powerful law lord. The Sun (2013)The popes did not always appoint the bishops, for monarchs and local lords often claimed this right, but they did send directives and received information. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)
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British English: lord NOUN
In Britain, a lord is a man who has a high rank in the nobility, for example an earl, a viscount, or a marquis.
She married a lord and lives in this huge house in the countryside.
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