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Lord vs. Sire

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  • Lord (noun)

    The master of the servants of a household; the master of a feudal manor

  • Lord (noun)

    The male head of a household, a father or husband.

  • Lord (noun)

    One possessing similar mastery over others; any feudal superior generally; any nobleman or aristocrat; any chief, prince, or sovereign ruler; in Scotland, a male member of the lowest rank of nobility (the equivalent rank in England is baron)

  • Lord (noun)

    The owner of a house, piece of land, or other possession

  • Lord (noun)

    A feudal tenant holding his manor directly of the king

  • Lord (noun)

    A peer of the realm, particularly a temporal one

  • Lord (noun)

    One possessing similar mastery in figurative senses (esp. as lord of ~)

  • Lord (noun)

    A baron or lesser nobleman, as opposed to greater ones

  • Lord (noun)

    The heavenly body considered to possess a dominant influence over an event, time, etc.

  • Lord (noun)

    A hunchback.

  • Lord (noun)

    Sixpence.

  • Lord (verb)

    Domineer or act like a lord.

  • Lord (verb)

    To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord; to grant the title of lord.

  • Sire (noun)

    A lord, master, or other person in authority, most commonly used vocatively: formerly in speaking to elders and superiors, later only when addressing a sovereign.

  • Sire (noun)

    A male animal; a stud, especially a horse or dog, that has fathered another.

  • Sire (noun)

    A father; the head of a family; the husband.

  • Sire (noun)

    A creator; a maker; an author; an originator.

  • Sire (verb)

    to procreate; to father, beget, impregnate.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Lord (noun)

    A hump-backed person; - so called sportively.

  • Lord (noun)

    One who has power and authority; a master; a ruler; a governor; a prince; a proprietor, as of a manor.

  • Lord (noun)

    A titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a baron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank.

  • Lord (noun)

    A title bestowed on the persons above named; and also, for honor, on certain official persons; as, lord advocate, lord chamberlain, lord chancellor, lord chief justice, etc.

  • Lord (noun)

    A husband.

  • Lord (noun)

    One of whom a fee or estate is held; the male owner of feudal land; as, the lord of the soil; the lord of the manor.

  • Lord (noun)

    The Supreme Being; Jehovah.

  • Lord (noun)

    The Savior; Jesus Christ.

  • Lord

    To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord.

  • Lord

    To rule or preside over as a lord.

  • Lord (verb)

    To play the lord; to domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic sway; - sometimes with over; and sometimes with it in the manner of a transitive verb; as, rich students lording it over their classmates.

  • Sire (noun)

    A lord, master, or other person in authority. See Sir.

  • Sire (noun)

    A tittle of respect formerly used in speaking to elders and superiors, but now only in addressing a sovereign.

  • Sire (noun)

    A father; the head of a family; the husband.

  • Sire (noun)

    A creator; a maker; an author; an originator.

  • Sire (noun)

    The male parent of a beast; - applied especially to horses; as, the horse had a good sire.

  • Sire

    To beget; to procreate; - used of beasts, and especially of stallions.

Webster Dictionary
  • Lord (noun)

    terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God

  • Lord (noun)

    a person who has general authority over others

  • Lord (noun)

    a titled peer of the realm

  • Lord (verb)

    make a lord of someone

  • Sire (noun)

    a title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority

  • Sire (noun)

    the founder of a family;

    "keep the faith of our forefathers"

  • Sire (noun)

    male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse

  • Sire (verb)

    make children;

    "Abraham begot Isaac"

    "Men often father children but don't recognize them"

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