Seign"ior (?), n. [OF. seignor, F. seigneur, cf. It. signore, Sp. senor from an objective case of L. senier elder. See Senior.]

1.

A lord; the lord of a manor.

2.

A title of honor or of address in the South of Europe, corresponding to Sir or Mr. in English.

Grand Seignior, the sultan of Turkey.

 

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