Sir"rah (?), n. [Probably from Icel. sira, fr. F. sire. See Sir.]

A term of address implying inferiority and used in anger, contempt, reproach, or disrespectful familiarity, addressed to a man or boy, but sometimes to a woman. In sililoquies often preceded by ah. Not used in the plural.

"Ah, sirrah mistress." <-- archaic -->

Beau & Fl.

Go, sirrah, to my cell. Shak.


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