[ lawrd-lis ]

  1. having no lord.

Origin of lordless

before 900; Middle English lordles,Old English hlāfordlēas.See lord, -less

Words Nearby lordless

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How to use lordless in a sentence

  • As a spark of fire consumeth summer's parched and sapless wood, Kuru's lordless, lifeless forces shall be angry Arjun's food!

    Maha-bharata | Anonymous
  • The fate of these lordless communities and of their waste was still trembling in the balance when King Harold fell.

    Domesday Book and Beyond | Frederic William Maitland
  • In the lordless villages economic forces of an easily imaginable kind will make for this end.

    Domesday Book and Beyond | Frederic William Maitland
  • The permanent lordless state was probably altogether foreign to the conditions of the Heroic Age.

    The Heroic Age | H. Munro Chadwick