grand sergeanty

variants: or grand serjeanty

Definition of grand sergeanty

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

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History and Etymology for grand sergeanty

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

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“Grand sergeanty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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