Definition of Seigniors

1. Noun. (plural of seignior) ¹



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Definition of Seigniors

1. seignior [n] - See also: seignior

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seigniors

seigneurage
seigneurial
seigneurialism
seigneurie
seigneuries
seigneurs
seigneury
seignior
seigniorage
seigniorages
seignioral
seignioralties
seignioralty
seigniorial
seigniories
seigniors (current term)
seigniory
seigniour
seignorage
seignorages
seignorial
seignories
seignory
seik
seiker
seikest
seil
seiled
seiling
seils

Literary usage of Seigniors

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1. The Seigniorial System in Canada: A Study in French Colonial Policy by William Bennett Munro (1907)
"Some of the privileges contained in the seigniorial grants," he wrote, " appear to convey dangerous powers into the hands of the seigniors, but upon a ..."

2. The Ancient Régime by Hippolyte Taine (1876)
"seigniors of the court.—Financiers and parvenues.—Ambassadors, ministers, governors, general officers.—VII. Prelates, seigniors and minor provincial ..."

3. The Ancient Régime by Hippolyte Taine (1881)
"seigniors of the court.—Financiers and parvenus.—Ambassadors, ministers, governors, general officers.—VII. Prelates, seigniors and minor provincial nobles. ..."

4. The Seigniorial System in Canada: A Study in French Colonial Policy by William Bennett Munro (1907)
"It is not strange, therefore, that seigniors preferred to have settlers take' their lands, not en arriere-fief, but en censive, ..."

5. The Continental Legal History Series by Association of American Law Schools (1915)
"... between Serfs belonging to Different seigniors].5 — The Church recognized the validity of the marriage of the serf, even when it took place without the ..."

6. The Seigniorial System in Canada: A Study in French Colonial Policy by William Bennett Munro (1907)
"In some instances the governor sought to assist the seigniors by sending some regular officers into the seigniories; but the habitants received them coldly ..."

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