messer

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

mess +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

messer (plural messers)

  1. Someone who messes; agent noun of mess.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Italian messer, which is itself a truncated form of messere.

Noun[edit]

messer (plural messers)

  1. (obsolete, of an Italian person) Form of address equivalent to signore.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Baldassarre Castiglione to this entry?)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Truncated form of messere.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

messer m (plural messer)

  1. (obsolete) Form of address equivalent to signore

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

messer m, f

  1. indefinite plural of messe

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

messer f

  1. indefinite plural of messe