Definition of “lordship” - English Dictionary

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“lordship” in British English

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uk /ˈlɔːd.ʃɪp/ us /ˈlɔːrd.ʃɪp/ formal
your/his lordship

a polite way of referring to or talking to a male peer without using his title:

It is a great pleasure to welcome your lordship this evening.

(Definition of “lordship” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)