Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of sir.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sir.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • That, sirs, is the only demonstration of a .375 I've ever seen.

    The .375 H&H: Fraud or Scam?

  • And in short, sirs, "said I," by enumerating all the other appointments of

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • “When we got there, they'd brought the shot Esquimaux and the woman and some of the white bear meat back to the sea camp — leaving bloody swaths on the ice, sirs, which is what we followed in for the last hundred yards or so — and Dr. Goodsir was trying to save the life of the old Esquimaux man.”

    The Terror

  • Top executives called him "Rudbek," junior executives called him "Rudbek of Rudbek," and those still more junior crowded their words with "sirs" -- he could judge status by how he was addressed.

    Citizen Of The Galaxy

  • "No, my dear sirs, that is only the first move our adversaries have made -- king's pawn two squares forward; to which I have replied with queen's pawn one square forward."

    Middy and Ensign

  • "Maybe you'd not thank me if I showed him to you, young sirs, that is, if he be the man."

    The Armourer's Prentices

  • "Maybe you'd not thank me if I showed him to you, young sirs, that is, if he be the man."

    The Armourer's Prentices

  • The assembled were mostly "sirs" and overwhelmingly white.

    50 gather at Va. gun rally

  • There ain't no ranks here, no "sirs", no bloody salutes, no gentlemen.

    Sharpe's Tiger

  • - Her constant "sirs" were still getting on his nerves, but he knew this was good conditioning.

    Juxtaposition

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