Unlord

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Unlord To deprive of the rank or position of a lord.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unlord To deprive of the title, rank, and dignity of a lord; reduce or degrade from a peer to a commoner.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Unlord un-lord′ to strip of the dignity of a lord
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1st pref. un-, + lord,

Usage

In literature:

Their unlordly lordships went off together, and he followed and closed the door behind him.
"The Yeoman Adventurer" by George W. Gough
This prepossessing young lady entreated her lords to enter, which they did, in a very unlordly way, on their hands and knees.
"Cetywayo and his White Neighbours" by H. Rider Haggard
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