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.