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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lord·ship /ˈlɔrdˌʃɪp/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lord·ship n.
 1. The state or condition of being a lord; hence (with his or your), a title applied to a lord (except an archbishop or duke, who is called Grace) or a judge (in Great Britain), etc.
 2. Seigniory; domain; the territory over which a lord holds jurisdiction; a manor.
 What lands and lordships for their owner know
 My quondam barber.   --Dryden.
 3. Dominion; power; authority.
    They which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles exercise lordship over them.   --Mark x. 42.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a title used to address any British peer except a duke and
           extended to a bishop or a judge; "Your Lordship"; "His
      2: the authority of a lord