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), etc.
2. Seigniory; domain; the territory over which a lord holds jurisdiction; a manor.
What lands and lordships for their owner knowDryden.
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3. Dominion; power; authority.
They which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles exercise lordship over them.Mark x. 42.
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