Domesday Book definition

  • noun:
    • The written record of a census and study of English landowners and their home made by purchase of William the Conqueror in 1085-1086.
    • the ancient record regarding the survey on most associated with the places of The united kingdomt, made by order of William the Conqueror, about 1086. It comprises of two volumes, a sizable folio and a quarto, and provides the proprietors' tenures, arable land, woodland, etc.
    • record of a British census and land review in 1085-1086 ordered by William the Conqueror
  • proper-noun:
    • A record associated with great study of England done in 1086 for William the Conqueror.

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