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- adj. Like a lord; lordly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Befitting or like a lord; lordly.
- adj. Haughty; proud; insolent; arrogant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Befitting or like a lord; lordly.
- Haughty; proud; insolent.
She likes this grave Don, who proves to be the stick of the right tree, after all — so do not I, though there be something lordlike about him.
Christ, she maketh herself lady or mistress over them, in the exercise of that lordlike authority; for, as all men know, it is the property of the lord and master to impart authority.
I do not think he could have been more lordlike in his father's castle than he was yesterday.
Mortal she clave to, forgetting her birthright, forgetting the lordlike
She likes this grave Don, who proves to be the stick of the right tree, after all -- so do not I, though there be something lordlike about him.
But entrenched Los Angeles City Council members clung to the outsized power they enjoyed - particularly as the lordlike chief overseers of land development, a job these 15 retain today.
England, chap, ii.sect. 7, p. 43.] [Footnote 41: Were the power in the church, the church should not only call them, but make them out of virtue and power received into herself; then should the church have a true lordlike power in regard of her ministers.
Mr.P. Bain in his Diocesan's Trial, quest. 3, conclus. 3, page 84, printed 1621.] [Footnote 42: If spiritual and ecclesiastical power be in the church or community of the faithful, the church doth not only call, but make officers out of virtue and power received into herself, and then should the church have a true lordlike power in regard of her ministers.
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