noun sen·e·schal·sy \-sē, -si\

Definition of seneschalsy



  1. 1 :  a district under a seneschal the old royal administrative divisions of bailliages and seneschalsies — D. W. S. Lidderdale

  2. 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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