Monsieur Mon*sieur", n.; pl. {Messieurs}. [F., fr. mon my + Sieur, abbrev. of seigneur lord. See {Monseigneur}.] 1. The common title of civility in France in speaking to, or of, a man; Mr. or Sir. [Represented by the abbreviation M. or Mons. in the singular, and by {MM.} or {Messrs.} in the plural.] [1913 Webster]

2. The oldest brother of the king of France. [1913 Webster]

3. A Frenchman. [Contemptuous] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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