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: Domesday was apparently a popular name applied during the 12th century because the book was regarded as a final authority (with allusion to doomsday the Day of Judgment).

Pronunciation:

Domesday

/ˈdo͞omzdā/