[ sahr-juhn-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.
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Example sentences from the Web for serjeanty
It tells us, further, that he held them by serjeanty—'et est venator leporum, et facit servitium'.
In the servientes Regis who have been enfeoffed in divers counties we may see the predecessors of the tenants by serjeanty.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland