noun, plural sei·gneurs [seen-yurz, seyn-; French se-nyœr] /sinˈyɜrz, seɪn-; French sɛˈnyœr/. (sometimes initial capital letter)
Origin of seigneur
Examples from the Web for seigneur
Historical Examples of seigneur
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.Bardelys the Magnificent
With returning testiness the seigneur swung round to face him again.Scaramouche
Word Origin for seigneur
"feudal landowner in France," 1590s, from Middle French seigneur, from Old French seignor (see seignior). Related: Seigneuress.