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sire

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1sire/ˈsajɚ/noun
pluralsires
1sire
/ˈsajɚ/
noun
pluralsires
Learner's definition of SIRE  
[noncount]  — used formerly to address a man of rank or authority (such as a king or lord)
[count]technical  : a male parent of some animals (such as dogs and horses)
— compare 3dam
2sire/ˈsajɚ/verb
siressiredsiring
2sire
/ˈsajɚ/
verb
siressiredsiring
Learner's definition of SIRE  
[+ object]
of an animal  : to become the father of (an animal)
old-fashioned  : to become the father of (a child)
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