The seignior has obtained all tithe rights, save a few belonging to the canons of Don-le-Rol and to the prior of Chaumont.
Also a few uncommon words, like seignior, inveigle, plebeian.
Ah, seignior Inglese,” says he, “I have something to tell will make your heart glad.
The seignior held his land, in most cases, directly from the Crown.
Suppose, O smooth-tongued seignior, you take a turn with the baby yourself, and see whether your arm tires.
The seignior was usually a person of some consideration 31 by birth and education.
What kind of a seignior is he who studies the price of things?
But seignior, says he, what people is it you are speaking of?
seignior, says he, we have so much pride that we have no avarice, and we do not covet enough to make us work for it.
"But now you may be a seignior with a holding of your own," repeated Marguerite.
"lord of a manor," late 13c., from Old French seignior (11c., Modern French seigneur), from Latin seniorem (nominative senior) "older" (see senior (adj.)). As a general title for a Frenchman, it dates from 1580s. Related: Seigniorial; seignioral.