- Inevitable destruction or ruin. (noun)
- Fate, especially a tragic or ruinous one. (noun)
- A decision or judgment, especially an official condemnation to a severe penalty. (noun)
- Judgment Day. (noun)
- A statute or ordinance, especially one in force in Anglo-Saxon England. (noun)
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