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for Domesday Book
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Domesday \Domes"day`\, n.
A day of judgment. See Doomsday. [Obs.]
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
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: record of a British census and land survey in 1085-1086
ordered by William the Conqueror [syn: Domesday Book,
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