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A minor lord:‘lordlings do not argue with the Prince of Wales’
- ‘As political authority in the West fragmented, the Gothic kings continued and extended this system, and their lordlings under them did likewise.’
- ‘For that matter, most of the local lordlings would have fits if the army intruded upon their private domains.’
- ‘They assumed the identities of barbarian lordlings, and united the Republic's enemies against them.’
- ‘He looked at me, ‘Have you made your choice yet, lordling?’’
- ‘Glancing at himself, it suddenly dawned on the swordsman that he looked like a lordling.’
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