noun, plural sei·gneurs [seen-yurz, seyn-; French se-nyœr]. /sinˈyɜrz, seɪn-; French sɛˈnyœr/. (sometimes initial capital letter)
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Origin of seigneur
OTHER WORDS FROM seigneursei·gneu·ri·al [seen-yur-ee-uhl, seyn-], /sinˈyɜr i əl, seɪn-/, adjective
Words nearby seigneur
Example sentences from the Web for seigneur
In a lawsuit, documented here, Rogers is charged with exercising what might be called droit du seigneur.
"'Amadis de Gaule,' by the Seigneur des Essarts, commissary in ordinary to the king's artillery," she replied.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
A stockade half bars the river of Plouernel, and serves as a shelter for the barges of the seigneur.
The seigneur of Plouernel had gathered in the chamber of his mistress a mass of precious objects, the fruits of his raids.
Seigneur, she wishes no other husband than Eucher; and I may assure you the lad is worthy of the love of my daughter.
We shall surely, my daughter and I, be set at liberty when the seigneur count will be in possession of my property.