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petit serjeanty

[ pet-ee ]
/ ˈpɛt i /
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noun Medieval English Law.
serjeanty in which the tenant renders services of an impersonal nature to the king, as providing him annually with an implement of war, as a lance or bow.
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Origin of petit serjeanty

Borrowed into English from Anglo-French around 1515–25
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