or ser·geant·y

[ sahr-juh n-tee ]
/ ˈsɑr dʒən ti /

noun Medieval English Law.

a form of land tenure in which a tenant holding of the king rendered him exclusive services in a status below that of a knight.

Origin of serjeanty

1300–50; Middle English sergeantie, serjantie < Old French serjantie. See sergeant, -y3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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