American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An English nobleman or gentleman.
- n. Used as a form of address for such a man.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A continental rendering of the English my lord.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Lit., my lord; hence (as used on the Continent), an English nobleman or gentleman.
- n. a term of address for an English lord
- French, from English my lord. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“She thought, no doubt, that the milord was about to expire; and there is nothing, they say, which women abhor so much as to touch dead bodies.”
“They'd gotten far enough away that they were out of sight among the tombs, and by now Jass and his employer would have gone their separate ways, with nothing to show the connection between them, nothing to prove that "milord" wasn't just paying a sentimental or pious visit on the anniversary of someone's death.”
“Only Jass would not be meeting "milord," and there would be an extra corpse in the cemetery.”
“And when "milord" came into the light, Skif stared at him, not in recognition, but to make sure he knew the face later.”
“There were only two entrances, and he thought he knew which one "milord" would take.”
““Right away, milord,” was what Edwin said, more or less automatically.”
“What … you thought I pined for only you, did you, milord? she teased him.”
““Aye, milord,” Noakes said, already reaching in his saddlebag for apples.”
“She laughed lightly and said, “One might think you were in the business of destroying Ashwood, what with your mill and the desire to have that acreage, milord.””
“This particular Cleat had thought that his inamorata was an heiress but found the opposite to be the case on their wedding night she, in turn, had been told he was a wealthy “milord” and fallen “in love” accordingly.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘milord’.
honorifics. might park some formal titles here too until there are enough to spawn another list.
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