Definition of sire:
- A creator; a maker; an author; an originator.
- A father; the head of a family; the husband.
- A lord, master, or other person in authority. See Sir.
- A tittle of respect formerly used in speaking to elders and superiors, but now only in addressing a sovereign.
- The male parent of a beast; - applied especially to horses; as, the horse had a good sire.
- To beget; to procreate; - used of beasts, and especially of stallions.
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- father (part of speech: verb)
- paternity (part of speech: noun)
master (part of speech: noun)
" He would not brave them, sire.- "Old Fritz and the New Era", Louise Muhlbach.
- "NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER", L. Muhlbach.
Adams would not admit even by implication that the rights for which his sire fought could be forfeited by war and become the subject of negotiation.- "Jefferson and his Colleagues A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty, Volume 15 In The Chronicles Of America Series", Allen Johnson.