Origin of sirrah
Examples from the Web for sirrah
It looks, sirrah, as if you took the liberty of putting questions to me, she replied with the greatest haughtiness.The Mesmerist's Victim|Alexandre Dumas
Sirrah, leave your nauseous nonsense; break open the seal, and take out the diamonds.
"Sirrah, you deserve to have your nose slit;" and the like ingenious conceits.The Tatler, Volume 3|Various
"I see nothing amiss, sirrah," said the old knight, half grudgingly.Men of Iron|Howard Pyle
Therefore, sirrah, with a new wound in your thigh, come you along with me.The Life Of Sir John Falstaff|Robert B. Brough
Word Origin for sirrah
1520s, term of address used to men or boys expressing anger or contempt, archaic extended form of sir (in U.S., siree, attested from 1823).