an English nobleman or gentleman (usually used as a term of address).

1590–1600; < French < E phrase my lord Unabridged
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milord (mɪˈlɔːd)
(formerly) a continental title used for an English gentleman
[C19: via French from English my lord]

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Milord was soon forcefully put right, and duly corrected himself.
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