What is lord?

  • (noun): A titled peer of the realm.
    Synonyms: noble, nobleman
    See also — Additional definitions below

Lord

Lord is a deferential appellation for a person or deity who has authority, control, or power over others; a master, chief, or ruler. In only a few cases is "lord" a substantive title in itself, most commonly that of the Lord of the Manor and certain vestigial titles from the age of feudalism such as Lord of Mann, in other cases it is a generic term applied, for example, to persons who hold a title of the peerage or persons entitled to courtesy titles, or to refer to a group or body of peers.

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Vanara - In The Ramayana
... Maharashtra, in the midst of Dandaka Forest, where Lord Rama met them during his search for Sita ... It is Nala and Neela a descendant of Lord Vishwakarma Brahma with the blessings of Lord Viswakarma built a bridge over the ocean so that Rama and the army could cross to ...
Middle-earth - Adaptations - Films
... He sold the film rights for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings to United Artists in 1969 after being faced with a sudden tax bill ... The following year (1978), a movie entitled The Lord of the Rings was released, produced and directed by Ralph Bakshi it was an adaptation of the first half of the story, using rotoscope animation ... produced a TV special covering roughly the last half of The Lord of the Rings, called The Return of the King ...
The Lord Of The Rings
... The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by English philologist and University of Oxford professor J ... The title of the novel refers to the story's main antagonist, the Dark Lord Sauron, who had in an earlier age created the One Ring to rule the other Rings of Power as the ultimate weapon in his campaign to ... It was decided for economic reasons to publish The Lord of the Rings as three volumes over the course of a year from 21 July 1954 to October 1955, thus creating the now familiar Lord of the Rings trilogy ...
Orlando Bloom - Filmography
... Notes 1997 Wilde Rentboy cameo 2001 Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring, TheThe Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring Legolas 2001 Black Hawk Down PFC Todd ...
Lamington - History
... accounts of the creation of the lamington agree that it was named after Lord Lamington, who served as Governor of Queensland from 1896 to 1901 ... Even among those who attribute the name to Lord Lamington, there are different claims as to the exact location and creator of the cake itself ... A further alternative claim is that Lord Lamington's cook, presumably Gallad, accidentally dropped a block of sponge cake into a dish of chocolate ...

More definitions of "lord":

  • (verb): Make a lord of someone.
  • (noun): A person who has general authority over others.
    Synonyms: overlord, master

Famous quotes containing the word lord:

    Lord Lovel he stood at his castle gate
    A-combing his milk-white steed,
    When along came Lady Nancy Bell
    A-wishing her lover good speed, speed, speed,
    —Unknown. Lord Lovel (l. 1–4)

    Nevertheless, in the Lord woman is not independent of man or man independent of woman. For just as woman came from man, so man comes through woman; but all things come from God.
    Bible: New Testament, 1 Corinthians 11:11.

    In v. 9, Paul wrote “Neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.”

    There was a young lady of Ryde
    Who was carried far out by the tide.
    Cried a man-eating shark,
    “How’s this for a lark?
    I knew that the Lord would provide.”
    Anonymous.