Definition of Domesday in English:

Domesday

(also Domesday Book)

noun

  • A comprehensive record of the extent, value, ownership, and liabilities of land in England, made in 1086 by order of William I.

Origin

Middle English: an old spelling of doomsday, which was apparently applied because the book was regarded as a final authority.

Pronunciation:

Domesday

/ˈduːmzdeɪ/