Lord Lord, n. [Cf. Gr. ? bent so as to be convex in front.] A hump-backed person; -- so called sportively. [Eng.] --Richardson (Dict.)., Lord Lord, v. t. 1. To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord. [R.] --Shak. 2. To rule or preside over as a lord. [R.], Lord Lord, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lorded; p. pr. & vb. n. Lording.] To play the lord; to domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic sway; -- sometimes with over; and sometimes with it in the manner of a transitive verb. The whiles she lordeth in licentious bliss. --Spenser. I see them lording it in London streets. --Shak. And lorded over them whom now they serve. --Milton., Misrule Mis*rule", n. 1. The act, or the result, of misruling. 2. Disorder; confusion; tumult from insubordination. Enormous riot and misrule surveyed. --Pope. Abbot, or Lord, of Misrule. See under Abbot, and Lord.