Domesday Book etymology

English word Domesday Book comes from English doomsday

Detailed word origin of Domesday Book

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doomsday English (eng) The day when God is expected to judge the world; end times.. Judgement day; the day of the Final Judgment; any day of decisive judgement or final dissolution. Capable of causing widespread or total destruction.. Concerned with or predicting future universal destruction.. Given to or marked by forebodings or predictions of impending calamity.
Domesday Book English (eng) (historical) A record of the great survey of England carried out in 1086 for William the Conqueror.