Ramblings & ephemera

1 Henry VI: sirrah

From William Shakespeare’s Henry VI, part 1 (I: 4):

Enter, on the walls, a Master Gunner and his Boy

Master-Gunner:

Sirrah, thou know’st how Orleans is besieged,
And how the English have the suburbs won.

sirrah: a contemptuous term of address to an inferior man or boy; often used in anger

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