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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A man of rank in the ancien regime.

Usage examples (30)
  • The term seigneur is still used but is now a mere honorary title.
  • Rome, nay, the very etymology of our word seigneur, show how much gray hairs were formerly respected.
  • The seigneur was the protector of the little town that lay below.
  • 'This is the Castle of Balchenburg,' was the reply; 'the seigneur is the for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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