from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Scots The owner of a landed estate.
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- n. The owner of a Scottish estate; a landlord
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A lord; a landholder, esp. one who holds land directly of the crown.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Scotland, a landed proprietor; especially, the owner of a hereditary estate; also, rarely, a house-owner; a landlord.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a landowner
Scots, from Middle English lard, variant of lord, owner, master; see lord.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)