Definitions

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  • n. The rank or office of a sergeant; sergeantship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The office of a sergeant; sergeantship.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as sergeantship.

Etymologies

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Compare sergeanty.

Examples

  • Dumas, père, was the son of General Dumas, another extraordinary figure who rose from a sergeancy to the post of general-inchief in the armies of France in twenty-two months.

    World’s Great Men of Color

  • Chuck's last letter had contained the news of his sergeancy.

    One Basket

  • At first Jimmy thought they were the perpetrators of the deed, but almost immediately he recognized one of them as O'Donnell, the erstwhile traffic officer who had been promoted to a detective sergeancy since

    The Efficiency Expert

  • As proof of it you'll lug your own clothes down in a bundle along with any other little identifying things you may have, and there's a sergeancy waiting.

    The River's End

  • "There is no doubt in your mind that I hold a sergeancy in the service, is there, Walker?" he asked.

    Isobel : a Romance of the Northern Trail

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