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sir-reverence

sir–reverence

noun

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 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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