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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Formerly a contemptuous term of address to an inferior man or boy.

Usage examples (35)
  • 1286: husband had him of, what do you cal your Knights name sirrah?
  • Do you know, sirrah, where Lieutenant Cassio lies?
  • When were you wont to be so full of songs, sirrah?
  • Hold your prating, sirrah! do you know who you are? for more
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