noun Chiefly British.
Definition for serjeant (2 of 2)
Origin of sergeant
Related formsser·gean·cy [sahr-juh n-see] /ˈsɑr dʒən si/, ser·geant·ship, noun
Examples from the Web for serjeant
The great question now was whether they could approach the widow and her daughter otherwise than through Serjeant Bluestone.Lady Anna|Anthony Trollope
Tom said it was a double-shame, and threw a host of hard words upon Mr. Serjeant Stillingfar.
The office of marshal in the high court is represented in this court by a serjeant, who also bears a silver oar.
Serjeant Hoskins:—Serviens ad legem; quaere, if a knight.Brief Lives (Vol. 1 of 2)|John Aubrey
The Serjeant lived in Russell Square, in one of its handsomest houses.
British Dictionary definitions for serjeant (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for serjeant (2 of 2)
- (in Britain) a police officer ranking between constable and inspector
- (in the US) a police officer ranking below a captain