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SEIGNEURY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does seigneury mean? 

SEIGNEURY (noun)
  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 


SEIGNEURY (noun)


Sense 1seigneury [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The estate of a seigneur

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

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]

Meaning:

The position and authority of a feudal lord

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

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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