n. bread keeper, bread, loaf, and weardian(we are dean), to take care of.] 1. A master; a ruler; a governor. 2. A nobleman of any rank above that of a baronet; also a bishop, if a member of Parliment.[Eng.] 3. A title bestowed on the persons above named. 4. A husband. 5. The Supreme Being. -v i. [-ED; -ING.] To play the lord; to domineer.