presidiary

adjective
pre·​sid·​i·​ary | \ pri-ˈsi-dē-ˌer-ē How to pronounce presidiary (audio) , -ˈzi- \

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First Known Use of presidiary

1599, in the meaning defined above

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“Presidiary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presidiary. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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