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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 4
1. A title prefixed to the Christian name of a knight or a baronet.
2. A man of social authority and dignity; a lord; a master; a gentleman; - in this sense usually spelled sire.
Examples of usage:
  • " No need for that, sir. - "The Dop Doctor", Clotilde Inez Mary Graves.
  • And wee'l give out, Sir, that your wife ha's bewitch'd you. - "A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718", Wallace Notestein.
  • You can't see her, sir. - "The Roll-Call", Arnold Bennett.
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