Definition of Domesday in English:

Domesday

(also Domesday Book, Doomsday Book)

noun

  • A comprehensive record of the extent, value, ownership, and liabilities of land in England, made in 1086 by order of William I.

Origin

Middle English an old spelling of doomsday, which was apparently applied because the book was regarded as a final authority.

Pronunciation

Domesday

/ˈduːmzdeɪ/