The cities appear by domesday-book to have been, at the conquest little better than villages.
In domesday-book a few particulars are set down relating to the internal and foreign trade of England.
These for the most part are recorded in domesday-book, though now in general grown obsolete.
The family was of some consequence, and is mentioned even in domesday-book as holding lands in the county.
He laid all waste with fire and sword for many a mile, as domesday-book testifies to this day.
1178, popular name of Great Inquisition or Survey (1086), William the Conqueror's inventory of his new domain, from Middle English domes, genitive of dom "day of judgment" (see doom). "The booke ... to be called Domesday, bicause (as Mathew Parise saith) it spared no man, but iudged all men indifferently." [William Lambarde, "A Perambulation of Kent," 1570]