Definition of Sergeancy

1. n. The office of a sergeant; sergeantship.



Definition of Sergeancy

1. Noun. The rank or office of a sergeant; sergeantship. ¹

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Definition of Sergeancy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sergeancy

seretonergic
serf
serfage
serfages
serfdom
serfdoms
serfhood
serfhoods
serfish
serflike
serfs
serfship
serfships
sergeancies
sergeancy (current term)
sergeant
sergeant-at-arms
sergeant-at-law
sergeant-major
sergeant-majorly
sergeant-majors
sergeant at arms
sergeant baker
sergeant fish
sergeant major
sergeant major loach
sergeantcies
sergeantcy

Literary usage of Sergeancy

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1. Cheshire Notes and Queries (1882)
"... magisterial sergeancy of tho Macclesfield hundred, and the absolute power of life and death which they exercised within its limits. ..."

2. Ingatestone and the Essex Great Road with Fryerning by E. E. Wilde, Archibald Christy (1913)
"Another method of holding land under the king was by what was called sergeancy. The land was held subject to the performance of some service to the king, ..."

3. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John Britton, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris, Edward Wedlake Brayley (1813)
"It belonged to Alan de Eslington, in the time of Henry the Third, of whom he held it by certain local services, of the species of sergeancy ; from this ..."

4. Lakes and rivers by Charles Ottley Groom Napier (1879)
"There was an ancient office called the " sergeancy of the Dee," by which a man was appointed to see that these rules were carried out. ..."

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