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EARLDOM. The seigniory of an earl; the title and dignity of an earl.

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Pyncheon's property--to be measured by miles, not acres--would be worth an earldom, and would reasonably entitle him to solicit, or enable him to purchase, that elevated dignity from the British monarch.
Believe me I would give, Freely would give the broad lands of my earldom To look upon the face hidden by yon lattice -- "To gaze upon that veiled face, and hear Once more that silent tongue.
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That would, of course, mean they had won it and, with a General Election fast approaching, would bring instant knighthoods with Earldoms for goalscorers as they were photographed swilling FIFA-approved Budweiser at No.