Origin of laird
OTHER WORDS FROM lairdlairdly, adjectivelairdship, noun
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How to use laird in a sentence
When I get on the phone with Georgie, I ask her who told her the story of the cook, the laird, his wife and the Queen Mother.The Cook, the Laird, his Wife and the Queen Mother|Tom Sykes|May 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“Sometimes people shoot Marc in a sensational way,” Laird says.Lady Gaga, Marc Jacobs, Olsen Twins and More at 2011 CFDA Awards|Isabel Wilkinson|June 6, 2011|DAILY BEAST
One presumes such sentiment gets scant play around the Laird-Smith dinner table.
Excerpted from The Cocktail Dress by Laird Borelli-Persson © 2009.
Laird Borrelli-Persson is the senior features editor at Style.com, the online home of Vogue and W magazines.
A story is told of the familiarity between the laird and his riding horse, which was well-fed and full of spirit.
A laird, in the county of Aberdeen, had a well-stocked fowl yard, but could never get any new-laid eggs for breakfast.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
According to the literal meaning, it would seem that the Laird of Brodie was something less than a gentleman?
Mistress Jean she was makin' the elder-flower wine; "And what brings the Laird at sic a like time?"The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
My eagerness to do so had departed when I heard of "the auld laird's" death.Scottish Ghost Stories|Elliott O'Donnell