lordling

[ lawrd-ling ]
/ ˈlɔrd lɪŋ /
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noun

a minor, unimportant, or petty lord.

Origin of lordling

Middle English word dating back to 1225–75; see origin at lord, -ling1
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British Dictionary definitions for lordling

lordling

/ (ˈlɔːdlɪŋ) /

noun

rare a young lord
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