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Lord vs. King

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Lordnoun

(obsolete) The master of the servants of a household; (historical) the master of a feudal manor

Kingnoun

A male monarch; a man who heads a monarchy. If it's an absolute monarchy, then he is the supreme ruler of his nation.

‘Henry VIII was the king of England from 1509 to 1547.’;

Lordnoun

(archaic) The male head of a household, a father or husband.

Kingnoun

A powerful or majorly influential person.

Lordnoun

(archaic) The owner of a house, piece of land, or other possession

Kingnoun

Something that has a preeminent position.

‘In times of financial panic, cash is king.’;

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Lordnoun

One possessing similar mastery over others; (historical) any feudal superior generally; any nobleman or aristocrat; any chief, prince, or sovereign ruler; in Scotland, a male member of the lowest rank of nobility (the equivalent rank in England is baron)

Kingnoun

A component of certain games.

Lordnoun

(historical) A feudal tenant holding his manor directly of the king

Kingnoun

(chess) The principal chess piece, that players seek to threaten with unavoidable capture to result in a victory by checkmate. It is often the tallest piece, with a symbolic crown with a cross at the top.

Lordnoun

A peer of the realm, particularly a temporal one

Kingnoun

(card games) A playing card with the letter "K" and the image of a king on it, the thirteenth card in a given suit.

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Lordnoun

A baron or lesser nobleman, as opposed to greater ones

Kingnoun

A checker (a piece of checkers/draughts) that reached the farthest row forward, thus becoming crowned (either by turning it upside-down, or by stacking another checker on it) and gaining more freedom of movement.

Lordnoun

One possessing similar mastery in figurative senses (esp. as lord of ~)

Kingnoun

A king skin.

‘Oi mate, have you got kings?’;

Lordnoun

The magnates of a trade or profession

Kingnoun

A male dragonfly; a drake.

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Lordnoun

(astrology) The heavenly body considered to possess a dominant influence over an event, time, etc.

Kingnoun

A king-sized bed.

Lordnoun

A hunchback.

Kingverb

To crown king, to make (a person) king.

Lordnoun

Sixpence.

Kingverb

To rule over as king.

Lordverb

Domineer or act like a lord.

Kingverb

To perform the duties of a king.

Lordverb

(transitive) To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord; to grant the title of lord.

Kingverb

To assume or pretend preeminence (over); to lord it over.

Lordnoun

A hump-backed person; - so called sportively.

Kingverb

To promote a piece of draughts/checkers that has traversed the board to the opposite side, that piece subsequently being permitted to move backwards as well as forwards.

Lordnoun

One who has power and authority; a master; a ruler; a governor; a prince; a proprietor, as of a manor.

‘But now I was the lordOf this fair mansion.’; ‘Man over menHe made not lord.’;

Kingverb

To dress and perform as a drag king.

Lordnoun

A titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a baron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank.

Kingnoun

A Chinese musical instrument, consisting of resonant stones or metal plates, arranged according to their tones in a frame of wood, and struck with a hammer.

Lordnoun

A title bestowed on the persons above named; and also, for honor, on certain official persons; as, lord advocate, lord chamberlain, lord chancellor, lord chief justice, etc.

Kingnoun

A chief ruler; a sovereign; one invested with supreme authority over a nation, country, or tribe, usually by hereditary succession; a monarch; a prince.

‘Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.’; ‘There was a State without king or nobles.’; ‘But yonder comes the powerful King of Day,Rejoicing in the east’;

Lordnoun

A husband.

‘Thou worthy lordOf that unworthy wife that greeteth thee.’;

Kingnoun

One who, or that which, holds a supreme position or rank; a chief among competitors; as, a railroad king; a money king; the king of the lobby; the king of beasts.

Lordnoun

One of whom a fee or estate is held; the male owner of feudal land; as, the lord of the soil; the lord of the manor.

Kingnoun

A playing card having the picture of a king{1}; as, the king of diamonds.

Lordnoun

The Supreme Being; Jehovah.

Kingnoun

The chief piece in the game of chess.

Lordnoun

The Savior; Jesus Christ.

Kingnoun

A crowned man in the game of draughts.

Lordverb

To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord.

Kingnoun

The title of two historical books in the Old Testament.

Lordverb

To rule or preside over as a lord.

Kingverb

To supply with a king; to make a king of; to raise to royalty.

‘Those traitorous captains of Israel who kinged themselves by slaying their masters and reigning in their stead.’;

Lordverb

To play the lord; to domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic sway; - sometimes with over; and sometimes with it in the manner of a transitive verb; as, rich students lording it over their classmates.

‘The whiles she lordeth in licentious bliss.’; ‘I see them lording it in London streets.’; ‘And lorded over them whom now they serve.’;

Kingnoun

a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom

Lordnoun

terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God

Kingnoun

a competitor who holds a preeminent position

Lordnoun

a person who has general authority over others

Kingnoun

a very wealthy or powerful businessman;

‘an oil baron’;

Lordnoun

a titled peer of the realm

Kingnoun

preeminence in a particular category or group or field;

‘the lion is the king of beasts’;

Lordverb

make a lord of someone

Kingnoun

United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)

Lord

Lord is an appellation for a person or deity who has authority, control, or power over others, acting as a master, a chief, or a ruler. The appellation can also denote certain persons who hold a title of the peerage in the United Kingdom, or are entitled to courtesy titles.

Kingnoun

United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)

Kingnoun

United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)

Kingnoun

a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward

Kingnoun

one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king

Kingnoun

(chess) the weakest but the most important piece

King

King is the title given to a male monarch in a variety of contexts. The female equivalent is queen, which title is also given to the consort of a king.

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