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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.]
     [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
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Domesday Book
      n 1: record of a British census and land survey in 1085-1086
           ordered by William the Conqueror [syn: Domesday Book,
           Doomsday Book]

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