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sire (n.)

c. 1200, title placed before a name and denoting knighthood, from Old French sire "lord (appellation), sire, my lord," from Vulgar Latin *seior, from Latin senior "older, elder," from PIE root *sen- "old." Standing alone and meaning "your majesty" it is attested from early 13c. General sense of "important elderly man" is from mid-14c.; that of "father, male parent" is from mid-13c.

sire (v.)

"to beget, to be the sire of," 1610s, from sire (n.). Used chiefly of beasts, especially of stallions. Related: Sired; siring.

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Definitions of sire from WordNet
1
sire (n.)
a title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority;
sire (n.)
the founder of a family;
Synonyms: forefather / father
sire (n.)
male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse;
2
sire (v.)
make (offspring) by reproduction;
Synonyms: beget / get / engender / father / mother / generate / bring forth
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