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Lord vs. Noble

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Lordnoun

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

Noblenoun

An aristocrat; one of aristocratic blood.

‘This country house was occupied by nobles in the 16th century.’;

Lordnoun

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

Noblenoun

A medieval gold coin of England in the 14th and 15th centuries, usually valued at 6s 8d.

Lordnoun

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

Nobleadjective

Having honorable qualities; having moral eminence and freedom from anything petty, mean or dubious in conduct and character.

‘He made a noble effort.’; ‘He is a noble man who would never put his family in jeopardy.’;

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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)

Nobleadjective

Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid.

‘a noble edifice’;

Lordnoun

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

Nobleadjective

Of exalted rank; of or relating to the nobility; distinguished from the masses by birth, station, or title; highborn.

‘noble blood; a noble personage’;

Lordnoun

A peer of the realm, particularly a temporal one

Nobleadjective

Both isohedral and isogonal.

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Lordnoun

A baron or lesser nobleman, as opposed to greater ones

Nobleadjective

Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low, mean, degrading, or dishonorable; magnanimous; as, a noble nature or action; a noble heart.

‘Statues, with winding ivy crowned, belongTo nobler poets for a nobler song.’;

Lordnoun

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

Nobleadjective

Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid; as, a noble edifice.

Lordnoun

The magnates of a trade or profession

Nobleadjective

Of exalted rank; of or pertaining to the nobility; distinguished from the masses by birth, station, or title; highborn; as, noble blood; a noble personage.

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Lordnoun

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

Noblenoun

A person of rank above a commoner; a nobleman; a peer.

Lordnoun

A hunchback.

Noblenoun

An English money of account, and, formerly, a gold coin, of the value of 6 s. 8 d. sterling, or about $1.61 (in 1913).

Lordnoun

Sixpence.

Noblenoun

A European fish; the lyrie.

Lordverb

Domineer or act like a lord.

Nobleverb

To make noble; to ennoble.

‘Thou nobledest so far forth our nature.’;

Lordverb

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

Noblenoun

a titled peer of the realm

Lordnoun

A hump-backed person; - so called sportively.

Nobleadjective

having high moral qualities;

‘a noble spirit’; ‘a solid citizen’; ‘an upstanding man’; ‘a worthy successor’;

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.’;

Nobleadjective

impressive in appearance;

‘a baronial mansion’; ‘an imposing residence’; ‘a noble tree’; ‘severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses’; ‘stately columns’;

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.

Nobleadjective

of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times;

‘of noble birth’;

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.

Nobleadjective

having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character;

‘a noble spirit’; ‘noble deeds’;

Lordnoun

A husband.

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

Nobleadjective

inert especially toward oxygen;

‘a noble gas such as helium or neon’; ‘noble metals include gold and silver and platinum’;

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.

Nobleadjective

belonging by rank, title, or birth to the aristocracy

‘the Duchess of Kent and several other noble ladies’; ‘the medieval palace was once owned by a noble Florentine family’;

Lordnoun

The Supreme Being; Jehovah.

Nobleadjective

having or showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles

‘the promotion of human rights was a noble aspiration’;

Lordnoun

The Savior; Jesus Christ.

Nobleadjective

of imposing or magnificent size or appearance

‘noble arches and massive granite columns’; ‘there is nothing more noble than a mature pine forest’;

Lordverb

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

Nobleadjective

of excellent or superior quality

‘Chardonnay is the noble grape from which some of the finest white wines are produced’;

Lordverb

To rule or preside over as a lord.

Noblenoun

(especially in former times) a person of noble rank or birth

‘the greater a noble's military power, the more land he could control’; ‘the king imposed a tax on both nobles and peasants’;

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.’;

Noblenoun

a former English gold coin first issued in 1351.

Lordnoun

terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God

Lordnoun

a person who has general authority over others

Lordnoun

a titled peer of the realm

Lordverb

make a lord of someone

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.

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