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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The written record of a census and survey of English landowners and their property made by order of William the Conqueror in 1085–1086.

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  • proper noun historical A record of the great survey of England carried out in 1086 for William the Conqueror.

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  • noun record of a British census and land survey in 1085-1086 ordered by William the Conqueror

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Middle English domesday, doomsday; see doomsday.]

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