Sir


Sir
sir
nombre masculino (pl sires)
1 sir
* * *
= Sir, knight.
Nota: Título nobiliario.
Ex. To explain the evolution of our catalog, I should like to begin by telling you about an experience of Sir Thomas Bodley, the benefactor of the Oxford University library which was named after him - the Bodleian.
Ex. The English peerage system is not straightforward and it is easy to make errors in the treatment of names of peers and knights and their ladies, causing confusion to readers.
* * *
= Sir, knight.
Nota: Título nobiliario.

Ex: To explain the evolution of our catalog, I should like to begin by telling you about an experience of Sir Thomas Bodley, the benefactor of the Oxford University library which was named after him - the Bodleian.

Ex: The English peerage system is not straightforward and it is easy to make errors in the treatment of names of peers and knights and their ladies, causing confusion to readers.


Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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