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 for Domesday
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Domesday \Domes"day`\, n.
     A day of judgment. See Doomsday. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
     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. [Written also Doomsday
        Book.]
        [1913 Webster]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  DOMESDAY, or DOMESDAY-BOOK. An ancient record made in the time of William 
  the Conqueror, and now remaining in the English exchequer, consisting of two 
  volumes of unequal sizes, containing surveys of the lands in England. 
  
  

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