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Definition of "signior" [sign•ior]

  • Variant of signor. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "signior" in a sentence
  • "We were very much caressed by the Spanish gentlemen of the country, and made the acquaintance of a certain English signior, who had been settled in those parts many years, and had acquired the love and esteem of the whole province."
  • "Lipsius saith of himself, that he was [786] humani generis quidem paedagogus voce et stylo, a grand signior, a master, a tutor of us all, and for thirteen years he brags how he sowed wisdom in the Low Countries, as Ammonius the philosopher sometimes did in Alexandria, [787] cum humanitate literas et sapientiam cum prudentia: antistes sapientiae, he shall be Sapientum Octavus."
  • "Welcome, signior: you are almost come to part almost a fray."
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