grand serjeanty

nounMedieval English Law.
  1. serjeanty in which the tenant rendered services of a personal, honorary nature to the king, as carrying his sword or banner.

Origin of grand serjeanty

Middle English graunte sergaunte<Anglo-French

Words Nearby grand serjeanty Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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