A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SIRE

Fri, 29 Apr '22
Reverential term of address
Tue, 8 Feb '22
Title for a king
Sat, 20 Nov '21
Part of an equine bloodline
Mon, 1 Nov '21
Father on a stud farm
Sun, 30 May '21
Father
Wed, 3 Mar '21
Father