Definition of sir–reverence
1 obsolete —used as an expression of apology before a statement that might be taken as offensive
2 obsolete : human feces; also : a lump of human feces
Origin and Etymology of sir–reverence
probably alteration of save-reverence, translation of Medieval Latin salva reverentia with all respect, literally, saving (your) reverence
First Known Use: 1575
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