Definition of Lordless

1. Adjective. Having no lord or master. "Harsh punishments for sturdy vagabonds and masterless men"

Exact synonyms: Masterless
Similar to: Uncontrolled



Definition of Lordless

1. Adjective. Without a lord. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lordless

1. having no lord [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lordless

lorcainide
lorcha
lorchas
lorchel
lord
lord it over
lord of the flies
lord protector
lorded
lordest
lordeth
lording
lordings
lordkin
lordkins
lordless (current term)
lordlier
lordliest
lordlike
lordliness
lordlinesses
lordling
lordlings
lordly
lordolatry
lordoma
lordomas
lordoscoliosis
lordoses
lordosis

Literary usage of Lordless

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1. English Local Government from the Revolution to the Municipal Corporations by Sidney Webb (1908)
"(c) The lordless Court "We pass now to the bulk of Manorial Boroughs, a heterogeneous crowd of authorities exhibiting in 1689 every variety of ..."

2. Source-book of English History: Leading Documents, Together with by Guy Carleton Lee (1900)
"For every wound before the hair, and before the sleeve, and beneath the knee, the "bot" is two parts more. 26. Of lordless Hen From the Laws of ..."

3. A Constitutional History of the House of Lords by Luke Owen Pike (1894)
"... and a lordless man was in evil plight •. Lords, too, might have over-lords, and the over-lord of all was the king. From one point of view the lord stood ..."

4. The battle and burden of life by James Baldwin Brown (1875)
"In the old times, the days—as we are fond of calling them—of mediaeval darkness and confusion, a lordless man, one who had no lord to whom he belonged, ..."

5. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1895)
"Again, when the ' kindred ' of a lordless man is ordered to find him a lord, we need not think of this as of a command addressed to corporations, ..."

6. Select Charters and Other Illustrations of English Constitutional History by William Stubbs (1881)
"And we have ordained, respecting those lordless men of whom no law can be got, that the kindred be commanded that they domicile him to folk-right, ..."

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