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Meaning of LAIRD

Pronunciation:  lehrd

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (Scotland) a landowner

LAIRD is a 5 letter word that starts with L.


 See Also: landholder, landowner, property owner



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Laird\, n. [See {Lord}.]
A lord; a landholder, esp. one who holds land directly of the
crown. [Scot.]

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