sergeancy

noun

ser·​gean·​cy ˈsär-jən(t)-sē How to pronounce sergeancy (audio)
: the function, office, or rank of a sergeant

Word History

Etymology

sergean(t) + -cy

First Known Use

circa 1670, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sergeancy was circa 1670

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Cite this Entry

“Sergeancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sergeancy. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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