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milord

[ mi-lawrd ]
/ mɪˈlɔrd /
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noun
an English nobleman or gentleman (usually used as a term of address).
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Origin of milord

First recorded in 1590–1600; from French, from English phrase my lord
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British Dictionary definitions for milord

milord
/ (mɪˈlɔːd) /

noun
(formerly) a continental title used for an English gentleman

Word Origin for milord

C19: via French from English my lord
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