Latin, master. See dame.
dominus (plural domini)
- master; sir; a title of respect formerly applied to a knight or clergyman, and sometimes to the lord of a manor
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Cowell to this entry?)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
- IPA: /doˈminus/
- conditional of domini
- lord or master of the house