- serjeant at arms,
- serjeant at law
Origin of seriously
Examples from the Web for seriously
Yet this, in the end, is a book from which one emerges sad, gloomy, disenchanted, at least if we agree to take it seriously.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
All 101 passengers survived but four were seriously injured.
At least some people had seen the posting and failed to notify the authorities, hopefully because they had not taken it seriously.
Hitchcock's drinking, a problem for some time, got seriously worse.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The basketball game was the final engagement on a seriously busy day for the young royals.When Your Royalty Met Ours: Kate Meets Bey Courtside|Tom Sykes|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the latter part of winter, my only cow sickened and died, a loss which we seriously felt.Biography and Family Record of Lorenzo Snow|Eliza R. Snow Smith
Is it possible that you do not take this seriously, Mr. Drew?The Heritage of the Hills|Arthur P. Hankins
"We will draw the line short of that," said Margaret seriously.Pearl of Pearl Island|John Oxenham
Such were the assurances of their own officers, and made so seriously and confidently, that we never thought of mistrusting them.Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune|Charles James Lever
The fact is we decline to take anyone else seriously, but we make up for that by taking ourselves with redoubled seriousness.The Champagne Standard|Mrs. John Lane