Definition of droit de seigneur noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

droit de seigneur

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌdrwɑ də sɛnˈyər//
 
[uncountable](from French)
 
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the right of a lord to have sex with a woman of lower social rank on her wedding night, said to exist in the Middle Ages
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: droit de seigneur