nounhistorical or humorous
Used to address or refer to an English nobleman: the previous occupant had been evicted to make way for the English milord and his lady
More example sentences
- ‘Thank you, milord.’ she said, bowing her head with gratefulness
- I only listen to milord and milord's wife, Queen Emerald.
- Unless, milord Dunstan, this is the conclusion to some strange Northern ritual, and you wish to ask me something…?
Early 17th century: via French from English my lord; compare with milady.
Words that rhyme with milordaboard, abroad, accord, afford, applaud, award, bawd, board, broad, chord, Claude, cord, ford, fraud, gaud, Gawd, hoard, horde, laud, lord, maraud, sward, sword, toward, unawed, unexplored, unrestored, ward
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