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lording (plural lordings)
- (archaic) lord
- (obsolete) lordling
- Sir Loyd was born to succeed a petty lording or mere lordling, later a grander inheritance made that mean lusciously landed lord
- Present participle of lord.
- Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967