Your sire rules the millions who have donned fear's stole forever.
Paul departed bag and baggage, and his sire swore to the empty air.
"At least, sire, suffer my guards to attend you," urged De Vitry.
Oh, please, sire, don't worry so much about a little thing like that.
“He is within, sire,” Tavannes answered, indicating the closet.
Besidesshe is constantly in attendance on her sire, who is very, very ill.
But Ganelon answered, “sire, had any but you so spoken, I had said that he spoke falsely.”
Earl Eric answered: 'sire, let this swift long-ship pass if she will.
But surely that will prejudicially affect the rumor you were going to spread, sire?
"The Germans have not our problem, sire," he said, and stuck up his mustache.
c.1200, title placed before a name and denoting knighthood, from Old French sire "lord (appellation), sire, my lord," from Vulgar Latin *seior, from Latin senior "older, elder" (see senior (adj.)). Standing alone and meaning "your majesty" it is attested from early 13c. General sense of "important elderly man" is from mid-14c.; that of "father, male parent" is from mid-13c.
"to beget, to be the sire of," 1610s, from sire (n.). Used chiefly of beasts, especially of stallions. Related: Sired; siring.