- an English nobleman or gentleman (usually used as a term of address).
Origin of milord
1590–1600; < French < E phrase my lord
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Examples from the Web for milord
The Milord rushed towards a window, which luckily was closed.
Colonel Bishop is a rich man; and you, milord, are no doubt also rich.Captain Blood
He does not underrate the talents of milord Wellington as a commander.The Snare
A gentleman—a countryman of milord's—has been here these three days awaiting him.The Tavern Knight
He says, Milord will call on you hisself, and so I hold myself—how you say 'bereit?'Davenport Dunn, Volume 2 (of 2)
Charles James Lever
- (formerly) a continental title used for an English gentleman
C19: via French from English my lord
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