1. The son of a lord; a person of noble lineage.
2. A little lord; a lordling; a lord, in contempt or ridicule.
In the plural, a common ancient mode of address equivalent to "Sirs" or "My masters." "Therefore, lordings all, I you beseech." (Chaucer)
Origin: Lord + -ing, 3.
(01 Mar 1998)
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