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LORD : A term of civil dignity, a master, ruler, the proprietor of a manor, derived from the Anglo-Saxon ord, which comes from ored, a governor, with the prefix of the letter L, le, denoting the person or place. Gaelic, ard, ord, high, lofty, the prime chief, superior. Lord has been derived from Hla-ford, which is compounded of Hlaf a loaf, and ford, to give, a bread-giver.

Origin of name provided by Jean Tosti



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