si·​gnory ˈsē-nyə-rē How to pronounce signory (audio)
variants or signiory
plural signories or signiories

Word History


Middle English signorie, from Anglo-French seignurie

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of signory was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Signory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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