Definition of Domesday in English:

Domesday

noun

  • 1A comprehensive record of the extent, value, ownership, and liabilities of land in England, made in 1086 by order of William I.

  • 2

    archaic spelling of doomsday

Origin

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

Pronunciation

Domesday

/ˈdumzdeɪ//ˈdo͞omzdā/