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domesday


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Domesday  \Domes"day`\,  n. 
  A  day  of  judgment.  See  {Doomsday}.  [Obs.] 
 
  {Domesday  Book},  the  ancient  record  of  the  survey  of  most  of 
  the  lands  of  England,  made  by  order  of  William  the 
  Conqueror,  about  1086.  It  consists  of  two  volumes,  a  large 
  folio  and  a  quarto,  and  gives  the  proprietors'  tenures, 
  arable  land,  woodland,  etc  [Written  also  {Doomsday 
  Book}.]