grand sergeanty


variants or grand serjeanty
: sergeanty requiring some special personal service to the king (as the carrying of his banner or his sword at coronation)

Word History


Middle English graunte sergeaunte, literally, large sergeanty, from Anglo-French grand serjeanty

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“Grand sergeanty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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