Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete spelling of sergeant.

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Examples

  • Dragon's Teeth Trebenth, broad of shoulder and red of hair and beard, was Guard-serjant to the Mage Guild.

    Fiddler Fair

  • Not to put too fine a point on it, he was Guard-serjant at High Ridings, the chief citadel of the Mage Guild, and site of the Academe Arcanum, the institution of Highest Magicks.

    Fiddler Fair

  • "MARTIS!" the walls shook with each step as Trebenth, Guard-serjant to the Mage's Guild, climbed the staircase to Martis 'rooms.

    Fiddler Fair

  • "I am better than anyone except the Guild-serjant."

    Fiddler Fair

  • Martis gestured the door closed behind the towering Guard-serjant, then removed the door with another gesture, and turned back to her seatmate with frustration in her eyes.

    Fiddler Fair

  • "The Guard-serjant did send this one for that purpose, Mage-lady, but since this one does not please, he shall return that another may be assigned."

    Fiddler Fair

  • On a chappeau turned up with ermine, a talbot, serjant, proper.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 13, No. 364, April 4, 1829

  • "The light burning serjant Lucifer" says of one, running away through fear of fire at a brothel, "Hee had a head of hayre like one of my divells in 'Doctor Faustus,' when the olde theatre crakt and frighted the audience."

    A History of Pantomime

  • a pas down to Albany & Likewise a small scout went for Number four & we made our chimney serjant Kimbal was broke and turned into the ranks.

    The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775 With Numerous Illustrative Notes

  • "The Guard-serjant made it plain to this one that you must be allowed to work your magics without distraction.

    Fiddler Fair

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