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LORD. In England, this is a title of honor. Fortunately in the U. S. no such titles are allowed.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Niaz Jakhar is a feudal lord and enjoying support of large number of Jakhar community settled in the area and elected MNA twice from Layyah.
According to details, the feudal lord identified as Zaid Talpur reached Kunri police station on hearing the news that FIR has been lodged against his companions in the police station, and started bullying the SHO.
Nasreen Bibi, a widow told The Nation that her daughter Saba Rani lived at the house of local feudal lord Muhammad Arshad as a housemaid .
According to him, the powerful feudal lord also ruined businesses of the entire family .
After their divorce, her expose 'My Feudal Lord', which became a bestseller, destroyed the political career of the PPP stalwart.
Not agreeing with the feudal lord's orders to reap the crops and keep the cattle out of the fields, the poor peasant was furiously beaten with blunt axe and iron rods, which resulted in breaking his arms and legs.
People had come to the public meeting with dreams of bright future for their children and not to appease some feudal lord. 'This party is an alternative to all the other feudal-dominated parties in Sindh,' he said.
MQM is the only political party, which did not give election ticket to any feudal lord; it is the only party of the country that always talked about the rights of people instead of personal interests.
He believed in the collective farming of lands and distribution of products according to the needs as opposed to the exploitative feudal system of its time in which the landless peasants worked on a land owned by a feudal lord, who would then own major part of the product without working.
Upon the feudal lord's request, police said, they took action to uncover the crime and arrested Anwar.
The case was filed at Hasilpur's Saddar police station after the teenager's nine-year-old brother informed a local feudal lord of his sister's ordeal.
Tehmina became known when the book 'My Feudal Lord' came out in 1991 and told the story of how former governor and chief minister Mustafa Khar had treated her as a wife.