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1. An English nobleman or gentleman.
2. Used as a form of address for such a man.

[French, from English my lord.]


(formerly) a continental title used for an English gentleman
[C19: via French from English my lord]



an English nobleman or gentleman (usu. used as a term of address).
[1590–1600; < French < E phrase my lord]
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Noun1.milord - a term of address for an English lordmilord - a term of address for an English lord
noble, nobleman, Lord - a titled peer of the realm


[mɪˈlɔːd] Nmilord m


n (= person)Mylord m, → Lord m; (as address) → Mylord m; like some English milordwie ein englischer Lord
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"Oh, you may dance without knowing how; may you not, milord?" said Madame de Bellegarde.
Few people in public life are as cordially, comprehensively and cheerfully loathed as Milord Mandy.
CHELTENHAM: 12.10 Milord Lescribaa, 12.45 Imperial Commander, 1.20 Over the Creek (nap), 1.55 Freneys Well, 2.30 Jack The Giant, 3.05 Hennessy, 3.40 Snap Tie.
He was the guiding light behind the appointment of Simon Pack, about whose sudden departure the most significant feature was the absence of any tribute from Milord in the official announcement.
Kim Bailey, trainer of Milord The track will suit and the ground will be okay for him.
If this salutary jolt reminds "the people's party" that it has to earn the backing of working class folk like Peter from Sheffield rather than multi millionaire Milord Peter Mandelson (who hasn't even got a vote, having sold it for a title), then all well and good.
After taking a strong though unofficial team to India in 1937-38, Milord Tennyson said that a 20-year-old who plagued his men with bat and ball would get into a World XI.
And what did our Transport Minister, Milord MacDonald, suggest we do about it?
He has insisted on addressing Britannia's secretary Mr Paul Mills as "Milord", or "Lord Leek" on account of the presence of Britannia's head office in Leek, Staffordshire.
MILORD THOMAS and evergreen Jacques Ricou recovered from a potentially race-ending mistake at the first water jump to overhaul the gallant Shannon Rock, who finished runner-up in the biggest jumps race in France - the Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris - for an astonishing fourth year running.
The first four home in 1932 were all champions: Milord Burghley (Great Britain) won in 1928 and Hardin in 1936.
The fact that Milord Peter Mandelson welcomed the scam is conclusive proof of its unwisdom.