Sire is a form of address for reigning kings in the United Kingdom and in Belgium. It has also been used in France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Sweden and Spain. Historically Sire had a wider usage. During the Middle Ages, Sire was generally used to address a superior, a person of importance or in a position of authority or the nobility in general.
sire n. A lord, master, or other person in authority. See Sir.
sire n. A tittle of respect formerly used in speaking to elders and superiors, but now only in addressing a sovereign.
sire n. A father; the head of a family; the husband.
sire n. A creator; a maker; an author; an originator.
sire n. The male parent of a beast; -- applied especially to horses; as, the horse had a good sire.
sire v. t. To beget; to procreate; -- used of beasts, and especially of stallions.
sire (m) n. sire
sire n. sire, title of respect for a male sovereign (Archaic)
sire interj. sire
sire n. male parent of an animal; title of respect for a male sovereign; father (Archaic); forefather, male ancestor (Archaic); important and influential person (Archaic)
v. beget offspring, father offspring (especially of animals)