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Meaning of EARLDOM

Pronunciation:  'urldum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the domain controlled by an earl or count or countess
  2. [n]  the dignity or rank or position of an earl or countess
 

EARLDOM is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: demesne, domain, land, rank

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Earl"dom\, n. [AS. eorl-d?m; eorl man, noble + -d?m
-dom.]
1. The jurisdiction of an earl; the territorial possessions
   of an earl.

2. The status, title, or dignity of an earl.

         He [Pulteney] shrunk into insignificancy and an
         earldom.                              --Chesterfield.

 

 

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