Part of speech:

a landowner

Part of speech: noun

A lord; landowner.

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Usage examples "laird":

  1. I remember one of the things Laird said when his second told him he had better not fight. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine.
  2. While the laird lived? - "Foes", Mary Johnston.
  3. Stephen Stewart was laird of the small property and ancient house of Kirkbyres, of which his mother managed the affairs- hardly for her son, seeing that, beyond his clothes, and five pounds a year of pocket money, he derived no personal advantage from his possessions. - "Malcolm", George MacDonald.