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Definition of "seigniorial" [seign•io•ri•al]

  • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a seignior (adjective)

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Use "seigniorial" in a sentence
  • "High-swung barouches, with immense armorial bearings on their panels, driven by fat white-wigged coachmen, and having powdered footmen up behind them; seigniorial phaetons; daring tandems; discreet little broughams, brown or yellow; flippant high dog-carts; low but flippant Ralli-carts; very frivolous private hansoms shaming the more serious public ones."
  • "Estate of Bigorre, which called for the abolition of seigniorial rights."
  • "All these ecclesiastics, though for the most part as much courtiers as churchmen, added to the gravity of the T. salon, whose seigniorial aspect was accentuated by five peers of France, the Marquis de Vib***, the"
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