[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 seignorial
Our next question should be whether he was subject to seignorial justice.
Seignorial power was not, at least in origin, absolute ownership.
Robineau tried to assume a seignorial air as he saluted the good people, who were glad to come to his house to dance.The White House (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XII)
Charles Paul de Kock
To Mavra there was but little difference between the isba of her father and the workroom of the seignorial mansion.The Little Russian Servant
Punin at the word 'oppressors' pointed to the seignorial abode, and then poked the driver in the back.A Desperate Character and Other Stories