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[doomz-dey, dohmz-]
noun Archaic.
  1. doomsday.
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Examples from the Web for domesday

Historical Examples of domesday

  • In Domesday it is spelt 'Flaneburg,' and flane is the Norse for an arrow or sword.

    Yorkshire Painted And Described

    Gordon Home

  • I refer to the Domesday Book, or survey of the country which William caused to be made.

    English Villages

    P. H. Ditchfield

  • The dome on the new court-house is expected to be completed by Domesday.

  • Farther up the street is the church of St. Stephen, mentioned in Domesday.


    Sidney Heath

  • It was not even mentioned in Domesday Book, near as it was to Winchester.

    Old Times at Otterbourne

    Charlotte M. Yonge

British Dictionary definitions for domesday


  1. a variant spelling of doomsday
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