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Date: 1100-1200
Language: Old French
Origin: Latin senior 'older'

sire

1 noun
     
Related topics: Animals
sire1
1 old usePGO used when speaking to a king:
The people await you, sire.
2 [countable usually singular]HBA the father of a four-legged animal, especially a horse

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