noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
- seifert, jaroslav,
- seignette's salt,
Origin of seignior
Examples from the Web for seignior
They promised their seignior that they would build him a residence, thirty feet long and sixteen feet wide.The Makers of Canada: Champlain|N. E. Dionne
Well, said I, seignior, but how do they go out of one valley into another?
What kind of a seignior is he who studies the price of things?The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
Candide thereupon sent a messenger to Seignior Pococurante, desiring permission to wait on him the next day.Voltaire's Romances|Franois-Marie Arouet
After supper my patron turned to me and said, Come, seignior, prepare yourself to take a walk.
Word Origin for seignior
"lord of a manor," late 13c., from Old French seignior (11c., Modern French seigneur), from Latin seniorem (nominative senior) "older" (see senior (adj.)). As a general title for a Frenchman, it dates from 1580s. Related: Seigniorial; seignioral.