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sir



Pronunciation: (sûr), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/sir.html on line 71 [key]
n.
1. a respectful or formal term of address used to a man: No, sir.
2. (cap.) the distinctive title of a knight or baronet: Sir Walter Scott.
3. (cap.) a title of respect for some notable personage of ancient times: Sir Pandarus of Troy.
4. a lord or gentleman: noble sirs and ladies.
5. an ironic or humorous title of respect: sir critic.
6. Archaic.a title of respect used before a noun to designate profession, rank, etc.: sir priest; sir clerk.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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