Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Sir; -- a title of respect used by the French.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A title of respect formerly used by the French, and still extant in law-practice.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Most scholars now agree that his family began in modest circumstances, and yet at an early age young Samuel was called the sieur de Champlain.

    Champlain's Dream

  • "Ah! m'sieur is English!" exclaimed the shrewd-eyed little man.

    Mademoiselle of Monte Carlo

  • No, no, m'sieur, that is impossible; go away, you and your beast.

    The Doctor's Dilemma

  • Wolsky, who was a friend of M'sieur's friend, Madame Bailey.

    The Chink in the Armour

  • "I brought that letter out of M'sieur's bed-room," observed the day-servant, cringingly.

    The Chink in the Armour

  • M'sieur "-- his voice dropped to a whisper --" Could I sell my hereafter with her for the price of another woman's love on earth? "

    God's Country—And the Woman

  • "M'sieur, that is the first time that I have ever heard those words spoken at Fort o 'God.

    Flower of the North

  • But she left suddenly a week ago, and so we have the room at M'sieur's disposal. "

    The Chink in the Armour

  • "No! I may not accept M'sieur's thoughtful invitation.

    The Prince of Graustark

  • She reads m'sieur's latest book in bed, smoke the cigarette, and she say what the divil do she care. "

    A Fool and His Money

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