Origin of laird
Examples from the Web for laird
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
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.
The Laird consented, and the worthy minister hid himself in the barn.The Fairy Mythology|Thomas Keightley
But The Laird's fierce eyes deterred her; she quailed and sat down again.
The Laird smote the desk resolutely; he desired to be absolutely certain of his ground.
Robin Greenlaw sat beside Elspeth, and the laird by Greenlaw.
Strickland and Alexander laid him straight that had been the laird.
British Dictionary definitions for laird
Word Origin for laird
Word Origin and History for laird
mid-15c. (mid-13c. as a surname), Scottish and northern England dialectal variant of lord, from Middle English laverd (see lord). Related: Lairdship.