seignory
noun see seigniory

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  • Seignory — Seignory, or Seigniory (Fr. seigneur , lord; Lat. senior , elder), in English law, the lordship (authority) remaining to a grantor after the grant of an estate in fee simple.There is no land in England without its lord: Nulle terre sans seigneur… …   Wikipedia

  • seignory — Seigniory Seign ior*y, n.; pl. { ies}. [OE. seignorie, OF. seigneurie, F. seigneurie; cf. It. signoria.] 1. The power or authority of a lord; dominion. [1913 Webster] O Neal never had any seigniory over that country but what by encroachment he… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seignory — noun the lordship (authority) remaining to a grantor after the grant of an estate in fee simple …   Wiktionary

  • seignory — sei·gnory …   English syllables

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