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  • noun Plural form of earldorman.


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  • Wisely considering where to put a stop to his love even of the liberal arts, which are only suited to a liberal condition, he enterprised yet a greater design than that of forming the growing generation, -- to instruct even the grown: enjoining all his earldormen and sheriffs immediately to apply themselves to learning, or to quit their offices.

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 07 (of 12)


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