milord

noun
mi·​lord | \ mi-ˈlȯr(d) How to pronounce milord (audio) \

Definition of milord

: an Englishman of noble or gentle birth

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Examples of milord in a Sentence

a city that was a favorite stop for English milords on the grand tour

First Known Use of milord

1607, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for milord

French, from English my lord

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The first known use of milord was in 1607

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