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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a man of rank in the ancient regime;
[syn: feudal lord, seigneur, seignior]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Seignior \Seign"ior\, n. [OF. seignor, F. seigneur, cf. It. signore, Sp. se[~n]or from an objective case of L. senier elder. See Senior.] 1. A lord; the lord of a manor. [1913 Webster] 2. A title of honor or of address in the South of Europe, corresponding to Sir or Mr. in English. [1913 Webster] Grand Seignior, the sultan of Turkey. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

seignior n 1: a man of rank in the ancient regime [syn: feudal lord, seigneur, seignior]
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

SEIGNIOR or SEIGNEUR. Among the feudists, this name signified lord of the fee. F. N. B. 23. The most extended signification of this word includes not only a lord or peer of parliament, but is applied to the owner or proprietor of a thing; hence, the owner of a hawk, and the master of a fishing vessel, is called a seigneur. 37 Edw. Ill. c. 19; Barr. on the Stat. 258.