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sergeanty

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noun ser·geanty \ˈsär-jən-tē\

Definition of sergeanty

plural

sergeanties

  1. :  any of numerous feudal services of a personal nature by which an estate is held of the king or other lord distinct from military tenure and from socage tenure



Origin and Etymology of sergeanty

Middle English sergeantie, from Anglo-French sergantie, sergeantie, from sergant sergeant


First Known Use: 15th century


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