[seen-yawr-ee-uh l, -yohr-]
- of or relating to a seignior.
Also seign·ior·al [seen-yer-uh l] /ˈsin yər əl/, sei·gnio·ri·al [seen-yawr-ee-uh l, -yohr-] /sinˈyɔr i əl, -ˈyoʊr-/, seign·or·al [seen-yer-uh l] /ˈsin yər əl/.
Origin of seignorial
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Examples from the Web for seigniorial
I understood but little the meaning of the seigniorial life there.The Crossing
It was by these services that the monks got their own seigniorial farm cultivated.Medieval People
Eileen Edna Power
The patibulary forks are found on the confines of every seigniorial estate.
The cathedral is on fire, and the seigniorial towers are crumbling down!
In Auvergne, a feudal country, covered with extensive ecclesiastic and seigniorial domains, the misery is the same.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6)
Hippolyte A. Taine