Origin of syndic
Examples from the Web for syndic
Yet, despite his recognition by the Syndic de la Haute Couture, very few in the west have heard of Valentin Yudashkin.
Fabri the Syndic had taken the command, and had shouted to all who had windows looking on the lane to light them.
Finally, the Syndic of Salerno was asked if he had seen anything of the Garibaldian expeditions by sea?The Liberation of Italy|Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
Barbara did not regain complete self-control until the syndic asked his errand.
The young man had taken a lunch in the tavern there; the money for it was given him by the syndic.
The Syndic supported himself by a hand pressed hard against the table behind him.
British Dictionary definitions for syndic
Word Origin for syndic
Word Origin and History for syndic
c.1600, "civil magistrate, especially in Geneva," from French syndic "chief representative" (14c.), from Late Latin syndicus "representative of a group or town," from Greek syndikos "public advocate," from syn- "together" (see syn-) + dike "judgment, justice, usage, custom" (cognate with Latin dicere "to show, tell;" see diction). Meaning "representative of a university or other corporation" first found c.1600.