seneschalsy

noun sen·e·schal·sy \ -sē , -si \

Definition of seneschalsy

plural -es
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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