Definition of lord's meer in English:

lord's meer

(also lord's mere)

noun

English Regional, Derbyshire
Mining
historical
  • A portion of a mere or vein of ore which is in land belonging to the lord or owner of the mine where it occurs.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From the genitive of lord + meer, variant of mere.

Pronunciation

lord's meer

/ˈlɔːdz mɪə/