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Domesday

Domesday

a day of judgment. See Doomsday. Domesday book, the ancient record of the survey of most of the lands of England, made by order of William the Conqueror, about 1086. It consists of two volumes, a large folio and a quarto, and gives the proprietors' tenures, arable land, woodland, etc.

alternative forms: Doomsday book.


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