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Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin seniōrem, accusative singular of senior. The nominative form sire derives from the Latin nominative (through a contracted form *seior), as does the early Old French sendra (found in the Oaths of Strasbourg), which was replaced by sire over time.

NounEdit

seignor m (oblique plural seignors, nominative singular sire, nominative plural seignor)

(oblique form)

  1. lord (feudal lord)
  2. sire (term of respect)
  3. master (of a servant or slave)
  4. (by extension) husband

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