seigneur

[ seen-yur, seyn-; French se-nyœr ]SEE DEFINITION OF seigneur
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Oh, my dear seigneur, how I love you, and how grateful I am to you!

You are the personification of fortune, of beauty, and of youth, my dear Seigneur; my only pleasure is in you.

One moment, just one moment more, and we will go away, my dear Seigneur.

He always called me his "seigneur," as did the other of my servants born at Bardelys.

With returning testiness the seigneur swung round to face him again.

On the reverse is a counterseal, with the arms of the then seigneur, P. Le Pelley.

The wardship of this fief and manor, during the minority of the seigneur, was in the Crown.

The Smith was compelled to try his hand at transforming the seigneur.

No more not generous than the son of a seigneur, mine enemy!

Something inside say: 'Louis Laplante, son of a seigneur, a dog!

WORD ORIGIN

"feudal landowner in France," 1590s, from Middle French seigneur, from Old French seignor (see seignior). Related: Seigneuress.

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