- the dominion or estate of a seignior
- the rights or authority of a feudal lord
- a body of lords, esp. those of a medieval Italian republic
- seigneury (sense )
Origin of seignioryMiddle English seignorie from Old French
The power, rank, or estate of a feudal lord. Also called signory .
Origin of seignioryMiddle English seigniorie from Old French from seignor seignior ; see seignior .
Old French signorie, from signor + -ie.