verb (used with object)
Related formso·ver·lord·ship, noun
Examples from the Web for overlordship
The overlordship became fixed in the crown of Castile, and the cofrada disappeared, although a similar body soon developed.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
That was a high thought, quite in keeping with the sense of overlordship bred of the upper stillnesses.The Quickening|Francis Lynde
Lands owned by the commune without the overlordship of any chief either local or central.The Fijians|Basil Thomson
The same thing happened when Athelstan claimed his overlordship.The Danes in Lancashire and Yorkshire|S. W. Partington
From him he received the scepter of overlordship, and bearing it he went among the ships.