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 Dictionary entry overview: What does seigneury mean? 

  The noun SEIGNEURY has 2 senses:

1. the estate of a seigneur
2. the position and authority of a feudal lord

  Familiarity information: SEIGNEURY used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1seigneury [BACK TO TOP]


The estate of a seigneur

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession


seigneury; seigniory; signory

Hypernyms ("seigneury" is a kind of...):

acres; demesne; estate; land; landed estate (extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use)

Sense 2seigneury [BACK TO TOP]


The position and authority of a feudal lord

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


feudal lordship; seigneury; seigniory

Hypernyms ("seigneury" is a kind of...):

berth; billet; office; place; position; post; situation; spot (a job in an organization)

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