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Correct spelling:
[= o]- v[. e]r-lawrd', n. a lord over other lords: a feudal superior.-- n. OVERLORD'SHIP.


administrator, baron, boss, captain, chief, commandant, commander, conductor, dean, director, executive, foreman, general, governor, king, leader, lord, magistrate, manager, master, mayor, officer, overseer, queen, ringleader, ringmaster, ruler, superintendent, supervisor, taskmaster, warden, band master.
commandant, controller, lord, owner, spiritual leader, top dog, commandants, controllers, pros.
lord, master, overlord.
chief, czar, despot, emperor, ruler, suzerain.
Examples of usage:
  1. He named the Archduke as his overlord, hard upon strangers. – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
  2. But what happens when some really bright overlord decides to by- pass his local enemies? – Victory by Lester del Rey
  3. And then O'Connell went on to tell how O'Rourke, finding his wife had fled with MacMurrough, appealed to his overlord, King Turlough O'Conor, and how the two of them so harassed MacMurrough that he was compelled to restore Dervorgilla to her husband and to flee to England, where he went to Strongbow and persuaded him to bring his Normans to Ireland to help him in his feud; and how Strongbow, once he got a firm grip on the land, refused to loosen it, and the curse of English rule had been on Ireland ever since. – The Charm of Ireland by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  4. The descendants of Duke William, feeble as they were, were still too near the feudal overlord to admit of rapid change. – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  5. In 1560, when another whole village was pardoned, their sympathy with a fellow- labourer who killed a servant of the Overlord is more easily intelligible. – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook