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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lordship  \Lord"ship\,  n. 
  1.  The  state  or  condition  of  being  a  lord;  hence  (with  his  or 
  your),  a  title  applied  to  a  lord  (except  an  archbishop  or 
  duke,  who  is  called  Grace)  or  a  judge  (in  Great  Britain), 
  2.  Seigniory;  domain;  the  territory  over  which  a  lord  holds 
  jurisdiction;  a  manor. 
  What  lands  and  lordships  for  their  owner  know  My 
  quondam  barber.  --Dryden. 
  3.  Dominion;  power;  authority. 
  They  which  are  accounted  to  rule  over  the  Gentiles 
  exercise  lordship  over  them  --Mark  x.  42. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  title  used  to  address  any  British  peer  except  a  duke  and 
  extended  to  a  bishop  or  a  judge:  "Your  Lordship"  or  "His 
  Lordship"  [syn:  {Lordship}] 
  2:  the  authority  of  a  lord 

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