lordless

[ lawrd-lis ]
/ ˈlɔrd lɪs /
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adjective

having no lord.

Origin of lordless

before 900; Middle English lordles, Old English hlāfordlēas. See lord, -less
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Examples from the Web for lordless

  • 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
  • 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
  • In the lordless villages economic forces of an easily imaginable kind will make for this end.

    Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland