from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The jurisdiction or territory of the lord of a manor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The territory or authority of a seignior, or lord.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The
territoryor authorityof a seignior, or lord.
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Here Judge Peyton seemed to have realized his idea of a perfect climate, and a retirement, half-studious, half-active, with something of the seignioralty of the old slaveholder that he had been.