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earl·dom

[ˈərldəm] ✕ Play

earldoms (plural noun)

  - the rank or title of an earl.

  - the territory governed by an earl.


Top Asked Questions

  1. What does erldom mean?
    From Middle English erldom, from Old English eorldōm, equivalent to earl +‎ -dom. Compare English jarldom . The territory controlled by an earl.
  2. What is the meaning of Earl?
    (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the rank, title, or dignity of an earl or countess 2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the lands of an earl or countess n. 1. Also called earlship. the rank or title of an earl. 2. the territory or jurisdiction of an earl.
  3. Is there an earldom in the English family?
    As for the Lamptons, there is an earldom in the English family, and there were claimants even then in the American branch. Dictionary.com’s 2021 Word Of The Year Is …
  4. What is the difference between earldom and demesne?
    earldom - the domain controlled by an earl or count or countess. demesne, domain, land - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land".

"Earldoms" Example Sentences

1

6: The Coming of the Normans

William established earldoms at Chester, Shrewsbury and Hereford, all of which were held by men of strongly aggressive tendencies. By 1086, the Earl of Hereford had brought about the extinction of ...

2

It’s time to re-evaluate our affection for the royal family

But after she has passed, let us rid ourselves of monarchs, dukedoms, earldoms, barons, and all the bowing, curtsying and forelock tugging. Let us be a true one-class democratic nation with a head ...

3

Owain, or the Lady of the Fountain

Owain hears of how the countess once had two earldoms, but all but a castle was taken by a neighbouring earl who wanted her for his wife. Three months pass, and one day the earl comes to the castle.

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