sergeancy

noun
ser·​gean·​cy | \ ˈsär-jən(t)-sē How to pronounce sergeancy (audio) \

Definition of sergeancy

: the function, office, or rank of a sergeant

First Known Use of sergeancy

circa 1670, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sergeancy

sergean(t) + -cy

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The first known use of sergeancy was circa 1670

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“Sergeancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sergeancy. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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