noun (sometimes lowercase)
Definition for messeigneurs (2 of 2)
noun, plural Mes·sei·gneurs [mey-se-nyœr] /meɪ sɛˈnyœr/.
Origin of Monseigneur
Examples from the Web for messeigneurs
Messeigneurs the Cardinal de Lorraine and the Grand-master wish to speak to you in the council chamber.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
Il desireroit qu'il pleust au Roy mener Boulogne, messeigneurs ses enfans pour les veoir.The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)|James Anthony Froude
No, messeigneurs; it is several weeks since the Chevalier Passedix has been here.
Good is grapeshot, Messeigneurs, on one condition: that the shooter also were made of metal!The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
Well, messeigneurs, do as you please; my first duty is to satisfy my customers.
British Dictionary definitions for messeigneurs (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for messeigneurs (2 of 2)
noun plural Messeigneurs (mesɛɲœr)
Word Origin for Monseigneur
Word Origin and History for messeigneurs
c.1600, from French monseigneur (12c.), title of honor equivalent to "my lord," from mon "my" (from Latin meum) + seigneur "lord," from Latin seniorem, accusative of senior "older" (see senior (adj.)). Plural messeigneurs.