adjective Date: 1796 of, relating to, or befitting a seignior ; manorial

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  • seignorial — /seen yawr ee euhl, yohr /, adj. of or pertaining to a seignior. Also, seignioral /seen yeuhr euhl/, seigniorial /seen yawr ee euhl, yohr /, seignoral /seen yeuhr euhl/. [1810 20; seignor (var. of SEIGNIOR) + IAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • seignorial — adjective In the Middle Ages, relating to or befitting of a nobleman …   Wiktionary

  • seignorial — sei·gno·ri·al || seɪn jÊŠrɪəl / jɜːr adj. pertaining to a master, pertaining to a lord; pertaining to a feudal lord …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seignorial — sei·gno·ri·al …   English syllables

  • seignorial — /seɪnˈjɔriəl/ (say sayn yawreeuhl) adjective of or relating to a seignior. Also, seignioral /ˈseɪnjərəl/ (say saynyuhruhl) …   Australian English dictionary

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