lord etymology

English word lord comes from Middle English lord, Middle English lorde

Detailed word origin of lord

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lord Middle English (enm)
lorde Middle English (enm)
lord English (eng) (intransitive, and, transitive) Domineer or act like a lord.. (transitive) To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord; to grant the title of lord. (British, Australian, via Cockney rhyming slang, obsolete) Sixpence.. (British, slang, obsolete) A hunchback.. (archaic) The male head of a household, a father or husband.. (archaic) The owner of a house, piece of land, or other [...]

Words with the same origin as lord

Descendants of lorde
landlord lordship