DOME, DOOM-BOOK

A book in which Alfred the Great, of England, after uniting the Saxon heptarchy, collected the various customs dispersed through the kingdom and digested them into one uniform code.

DOMESDAY or DOMESDAY-BOOK

An ancient record made in the time of William the Conqueror and now remaining in the English exchequer, consisting of two volumes of unequal sizes, containing surveys of the lands in England.

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