seigniory

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Etymology[edit]

Old French signorie, from signor + -ie.

Noun[edit]

seigniory (plural seigniories)

  1. The estate of a feudal lord.
  2. The power or authority of a lord; dominion.
    O'Neal never had any seigniory over that country but what by encroachment he got upon the English. — Spenser.

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