intendancy

noun in·tend·an·cy
variants: or less commonly intendency \-dənsē, -si\

Definition of intendancy

plural -es
1 :the office, function, or employment of an intendant; also :a body of intendants
2 usually intendency
[Spanish intendencia, from intendente]
:a district under an intendant

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Origin and Etymology of intendancy

intendancy probably from French intendance + English -y; intendency probably from Middle French intendance + English -ency


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