Definition of Sieur

1. n. Sir; -- a title of respect used by the French.



Definition of Sieur

1. an old French title of respect for a man [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sieur

sients
sierozem
sierozems
sierra
sierra leone
sierran
sierras
sies
siesmicity
siesta
siestaed
siestaing
siestas
sieth
sieths
sieur (current term)
sieurs
sieva
sieva bean
sieve
sieve-tube element
sieve bone
sieve graft
sieve of Eratosthenes
sieve out
sieve plate
sieve tube
sieved
sieveful
sievefuls

Literary usage of Sieur

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1877)
"REPRESENTATION OF sieur DE LA SALLE. Memoir touching the expenses ... sieur de Lasalle purchased fort Frontenac, in 1675, on the following conditions: 1. ..."

2. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"Of the Regiment of Navarre. Captains wounded. The sieur Dorignac, major. duPont. ... The sieur de la Tournelle. Puget. du Ham. Lieutenants wounded. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1870)
"I suppose, M'sieur," I said, " if he has taught you he can teach me too. ... Oh, M'sieur ! " I had hopes of more of that wonderful music from the stout ..."

4. European Treaties Bearing on the History of the United States and Its by Frances Gardiner Davenport, Charles Oscar Paullin (1917)
"... mil six cens et neuff, se sont assemblez Messire Pierre Jeannin, chevalier, baron de Chagny et Montjeu. conseiller dudit sieur Roy ..."

5. History of the Huguenot Emigration to America by Charles Washington Baird (1885)
"How faithfully he did so we learn by a letter of the minister Louvois to the sieur Parat in 1689. "The king has approved of the course you have taken in the ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... prompted by thé publication of two unauthorized editions, he published Satires du sieur D. . . ., containing seven satires and the Discours au roi. ..."

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