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Definition of "laird" []

  • Scots The owner of a landed estate. (noun)
  • A landowner, esp of a large estate (noun)

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Use "laird" in a sentence
  • "– the laird is about the house: and I am feared he will make some stramash when he sees ye."
  • "I fear me, this man of violence, whom they call the laird, will execute these his threats, which cannot be without both loss and danger to my brother. '"
  • "I fear me, this man of violence, whom they call the laird, will execute these his threats, which cannot be without both loss and danger to my brother.’"