sirrah

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested circa 1520-30, and used in Shakespeare. Extended form of sir; source of final vowel is unclear[1]. See also siree.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈsɪɹə/

Noun[edit]

sirrah ‎(plural sirrahs)

  1. (obsolete) a term of address to an inferior male or more commonly a child. A modern day equivalent would be "little man".

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.dictionary.com/browse/sirrah?s=t