noun, adjective Literary.
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Example sentences from the Web for sovran
It displeases me to think it possible that a subject should ever become a sovran.
Some are making love, a sovran means of killing time, whether one be born that day or twenty years ago.The Life of the Fly|J. Henri Fabre
Just as the stolen potato is sovran for rheumatism, so "rue stolen thriveth the best."Storyology|Benjamin Taylor
It does upset one's ideas and unsettle one's principles when sovran woman has nothing for one but bonnet-pins.
Fairest of gems he bore with him over the beaker-of-waves, sovran strong: under shield he died.Beowulf|Anonymous