- Dutch. the term of address and title of respect corresponding to sir and Mr.
- (lowercase) a Dutchman.
Origin of Mynheer
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"Monseigneur, it seems that Mynheer Cornelius has really escaped," said the officer.The Black Tulip
Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
“And bring with them, Mynheer Oly-koeks, a bottle 104 of wine,” he continued.
A committee of barn-burners, Mynheer, to ask you not to serve any more writs.
Mynheer van Spranekhuizen and Mynheer Amelungen are near relations.The Coming Conquest of England
One was the brother of Mynheer Van Ormon, the other was his brother-in-law.The Giraffe Hunters
- a Dutch title of address equivalent to Sir when used alone or to Mr when placed before a name
C17: from Dutch mijnheer, my lord
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