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grand serjeanty

noun, Medieval English Law.
1.
serjeanty in which the tenant rendered services of a personal, honorary nature to the king, as carrying his sword or banner.
Compare petit serjeanty.
Origin of grand serjeanty
Middle English graunte sergaunte < Anglo-French
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