Definition of seneschalsy
1 : a district under a seneschal the old royal administrative divisions of bailliages and seneschalsies — D. W. S. Lidderdale
2 : the office of a seneschal
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Origin and Etymology of seneschalsy
Middle English seneschalcie, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin senescalcia, from senescalcus seneschal (from Old High German senescalh) + Latin -ia -y
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