lordly

Definitions

  • the House of a Great Egyptian Lord
    the House of a Great Egyptian Lord
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj lordly of or befitting a lord "heir to a lordly fortune","of august lineage"
    • adj lordly having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines","haughty aristocrats","his lordly manners were offensive","walked with a prideful swagger","very sniffy about breaches of etiquette","his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air","a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

LORD SID-NEE'S SHOW LORD SID-NEE'S SHOW
Lord Dalhousie Lord Dalhousie
Gen. Lord Aylmer Gen. Lord Aylmer
Lord Sydenham Lord Sydenham
Lord Lisgar Lord Lisgar
A PRESENT FROM THE SULTAN TO LORD ALINGTON A PRESENT FROM THE SULTAN TO LORD ALINGTON
Bookplate of Lord Leighton Bookplate of Lord Leighton
My Hatchet, Lord Jupeter--4-00-400 My Hatchet, Lord Jupeter--4-00-400

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Felix Faure (French President; 1841-1899), Pope Leo VII (936-939), Pope John VII (955-964), Pope Leo VIII (963-965), Pope John XIII (965-72), Pope Paul II (1467-1471), Lord Palmerston (British Prime Minister, 1784-1865), Nelson Rockefeller (US Vice President, 1908-1979), and John Entwistle (The Who's bassist, 1944-2002) all died while having sex.
    • adv Lordly In a lordly manner.
    • Lordly Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent. "Lords are lordliest in their wine."
    • Lordly Suitable for a lord; of or pertaining to a lord; resembling a lord; hence, grand; noble; dignified; honorable. "She brought forth butter in a lordly dish.""Lordly sins require lordly estates to support them.""The maidens gathered strength and grace
      And presence, lordlier than before."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: George Harrison, with "My Sweet Lord," was the first Beatle to have a Number 1 hit single following the group's breakup.
    • lordly Of the character or quality of a lord; having high or noble rank; noble; aristocratic.
    • lordly Pertaining to or befitting a lord; characteristic of lordship; large or grand in scale, size, or extent.
    • lordly Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent.
    • lordly Synonyms Domineering, overbearing, lofty.
    • lordly In the manner of a lord; hence, proudly; imperiously; despotically.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The "Twelve Days of Christmas" gifts: A partridge in a pear tree, two turtledoves, three French hens, four calling birds, five gold rings, six geese laying, seven swans swimming, eight maids milking, nine ladies dancing, ten lords leaping, eleven pipers piping, and twelve drummers drumming. (There are 364 gifts altogether)
    • adj Lordly like, becoming, or pertaining to a lord: dignified: haughty: tyrannical—also adv.ns. Lordol′atry, excessive worship of nobility
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Quotations

  • Roy Rogers
    Roy Rogers
    “Until we meet again, may the good Lord take a liking to you.”
  • Alexander Maclaren
    Alexander%20Maclaren
    “Only he who can say, The Lord is my strength, can say, Of whom shall I be afraid?”
  • William Shakespeare
    William%20Shakespeare
    “Lord, what fools these mortals be.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “I didn't find my friends; the good Lord gave them to me.”
  • Pierre De Beaumarchais
    Pierre De Beaumarchais
    “Because you are a great lord, you believe yourself to be a great genius. You took the trouble to be born, but no more.”
  • Clement of Alexandria
    Clement of Alexandria
    “The Lord has turned all our sunsets into sunrise.”

Idioms

Do a Lord Lucan - (UK) If someone disappears without a trace or runs off, they do a Lord Lucan. (Lord Lucan disappeared after a murder)
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Drunk as a lord - (UK) Someone who is very drunk is as drunk as a lord.
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Lord love a duck - An exclamation used when nothing else will fit. Often fitting when one is stunned or dismayed.
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Lord willing and the creek don't rise - Pertains to the ability to accomplish a task or meet an obligation, barring unforseen complications. Example: "I will be at work tomorrow, Lord willing and the creek don't rise."
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Lord, + -ly,. Cf. Lordlike
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. loverd, laverd—A.S. hláfordhláf, a loaf, bread, weard, warder.

Usage

In literature:

Her logic would have destroyed Lord Liverpool's arguments; her wit extinguished Lord Eldon's jokes.
"The Young Duke" by Benjamin Disraeli
Lord Melbourne will speak to Lord Palmerston about Lord John Russell.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843)" by Queen Victoria
The Lord is a man of war: the Lord is his name.
"True Words for Brave Men" by Charles Kingsley
Gloomily I passed out, to fall into the hands of my lord, who was walking on the terrace.
"Simon Dale" by Anthony Hope
As far as related to Lord Seaforth, the belief of Lord Mar was correct.
"Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745." by Mrs. Thomson
The Earl of Carnwath had joined with Lord Kenmure, and rode forwards with him to the rencontre with Lord Wintoun.
"Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745" by Mrs. Thomson
Three great men have expressed their admiration of Lord Hardwicke almost in similar terms: Lord Mansfield, Burke, and Wilkes.
"Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745" by Mrs. Thomson
Lord Cornwallis is necessary; and I do not conceive that any explanation could at present be got from Lord Cornwallis.
"Memoirs of the Courts and Cabinets of George the Third" by The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
No, my lord; but Lord Cochrane's statement refers to the difficulty itself.
"The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane," by William Brodie Gurney
He should try me in opposition to Lord Stanley, and did Lord Stanley complain?
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
Jesus is Lord, the Lord is Jesus!
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
The Lord reigneth; and the time will come when every yoke shall be broken, and the Church set free to serve the Lord alone.
"The Parables of Our Lord" by William Arnot
The mess is of Lord Gordon's making, for Lord Gordon holds in trust even the barren lands that came to Percy with his title.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905" by Various
This my Lord gave, but something hastily, as though his thoughts were elsewhere.
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
Many were led to attend the Church on the Lord's Day, who had formerly spent it in rioting and drinking.
"The Story of John G. Paton" by James Paton
What great men are Lord Lonsdale, the Duke of Rutland, and Lord Cleveland!
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
Lord John talked of the House of Lords, and how it and the House of Commons were to be re-united.
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
In all that followed, Mr. Henry and my old lord were true to their bargain.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. XII (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Of the old lord's heir, the now existing Earl Lovel, no mention was made whatever.
"Lady Anna" by Anthony Trollope
She had seen and spoken to not only a very handsome and distinguished man, but a lord, the son of an earl.
"A Mad Love" by Bertha M. Clay
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In poetry:

Then on shrewd politics would sit
Under Lord Bute, Lord North, and Pitt;
While they one steady line maintain,
The year march'd round and round again.
"The Wager" by William Hutton
The first stroke that little Musgrave strucke,
He hurt lord Barnard sore,
The next stroke that lord Barnard strucke,
Little Musgrave never strucke more.
"The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard" by Anonymous British
Lord, I confess to Thee sadly my sin;
All I am tell with Thee, all I have been:
Purge Thou my sin away, wash Thou my soul this day;
Lord, make me clean.
"No, Not Despairingly Come I to Thee" by Horatius Bonar
Lord, what is man? why should he cost Thee
So dear? what had his ruin lost Thee?
Lord, what is man, that Thou hast over-bought
So much a thing of naught?
"Charitas Nimia; or, The Dear Bargain" by Richard Crashaw
Bishop of Bath and Wells was he,
Lord of the lords of Orchardleigh;
And he wrote to the Parson the strongest screed
That Bishop may write or Parson read.
"Fidele's Grassy Tomb" by Sir Henry Newbolt
How long, oh Lord of thunder? Victory!
Lord God of vengeance, give us victory!
Victory, victory! oh, Lord, victory!
Oh, Lord, victory! Lord, Lord, victory!
"In War-Time A Psalm Of The Heart" by Sydney Thompson Dobell

In news:

Celia Mae (Copp) Beck, age 92, of North Adams went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 9, 2012.
Brunch at Cha Cha Rooster 1120 Collins Ave (in the Lords Hotel), Miami Beach 305-455-2231.
Preston and Linda Lord of Mountain Home and Bill and Linda Zumstein of Prairie have announced the engagement of their daughter, Emmy Zumstein, to Jake Corder , son of Tim and Lavonne Corder of Mountain Home.
Erie County Council likely won't vote until January on the tax-increment financing plan proposed as part of Lord Corp.'s plan to consolidate its two Erie plants in Summit Township.
Members of the Northern Spirits Coven of Witches, including Rick Werner, center, also known as Lord Chadow, pose for a photograph.
Carpenter, 86, of Marietta, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday (Nov 13, 2012) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
I ask you to think about what our Lord Jesus Christ says he is going to do when he comes for judgment at the end of the world.
Kolene Crouch , 50, went home to live with the Lord on Tuesday Nov 6, 2012 after several years of battling breast and bone cancer.
On Saturday, Sept 10, SuperGiant, Bat Wings for Lab Rats, Throw The Temple and Lord Hanus remind us of the fine line between the mortal realm and spirit world.
Photo courtesy of Southern Lord Records.
Gainer , 73, of Belpre, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Sept 17, 2012.
Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler Posts Tribute to Deep Purple Keyboardist Jon Lord.
The luxurious mausoleum built for drug lord Heriberto Lazcano in Pachuca, Mexico, remained empty Wednesday, with his body still missing.
"Shew me thy ways O Lord, teach me thy paths.".
Emily Lord, Joelle Pilek and Loretta Bushnick volunteer at Gravestone Manor.
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In science:

Suppose L, ˜L ∈ ob j L, with serfs S, ˜S , lords M , ˜M , adjoint subrules A, ˜A, and restrictions u, ˜u to serfs of the universal gradings, respectively.
Generalized Tambara-Yamagami categories
In the second edition of Lord of the Rings (1966), J.R.R.
Review of "Garden of integrals"
Pais, A., ‘Subtle is the Lord’: The Science and Life of Albert Einstein, (Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K., 1982).
Probes and Tests of Strong-Field Gravity with Observations in the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Useful indications will be obtained by the LORD mission, a Lunar Orbital Radio Detector.
Radio Detection of Particles from the Cosmos
The goals of LORD are generally the study of the moon and its vicinity (e.g.
Radio Detection of Particles from the Cosmos
Gusev et al. - LORD, these proceedings (2008).
Radio Detection of Particles from the Cosmos
P (Y = 1|θ) = c + (1 − c) 1 + ea(θ−b) , where Y , θ and b have the same interpretations as those in (1.1) and where the additional item parameters c and a measure, respectively, the degree of guessing and the discriminating power [see Lord (1980), Hambleton and Swaminathan (1985)].
Nonlinear sequential designs for logistic item response theory models with applications to computerized adaptive tests
Lord (1980) contains detailed descriptions of relevant statistical inference procedures and theory thereof.
Nonlinear sequential designs for logistic item response theory models with applications to computerized adaptive tests
Lord (1980), Chapter 10, argued that, for a given examinee, the items should be selected to maximize the Fisher information.
Nonlinear sequential designs for logistic item response theory models with applications to computerized adaptive tests
If θ were known, then the optimal choice, according to Lord, is the one that maximizes Iα (θ).
Nonlinear sequential designs for logistic item response theory models with applications to computerized adaptive tests
Lord (1971) discovered use of the stochastic approximation in developing adaptive (tailored) tests.
Nonlinear sequential designs for logistic item response theory models with applications to computerized adaptive tests
Lord S., Sedaev A., Sukochev F., Dixmier traces as singular symmetric functionals and applications to measurable operators, J.
Measure Theory in Noncommutative Spaces
Lodders, K., 2003. Solar system abundances and condensation temperatures of the elements. Astrophys. J. 591, 1220-1247. Lord, H.C., III, 1965. Molecular equilibria and condensation in a solar nebula and cool stellar atmospheres.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
We find similar convergence results both with the full truncation scheme introduced by Lord et al. (2006) and with the implied scheme by Brigo and Alfonsi (2005).
Bilateral counterparty risk valuation for interest-rate products: impact of volatilities and correlations
We used a real example, the Heston model, and applied the full truncation Euler– Maruyama type numerical scheme devised by Lord, Koekkoek and Van Dijk .
An introduction to SDE simulation
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