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  • n. Obsolete form of sergeanty.

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Examples

  • Bartholomew de Cheney held his land in Addington, Surrey, by the serjeantry of finding a cook to dress the victuals at the coronation; the custom was kept up at least so late as the reign of

    Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine

  • "These lands," continued the antiquary, "were held in grand serjeantry by the presentation of three white owls and pot of honey ----"

    Humorous Ghost Stories

  • Oxon, one in serjeantry, by the service of carrying one shield of brawn before the King, when he hunted in the forest of Wichwood; as was found by inquisition, on the death of the said Richard de Prescot, in 35 Hen.

    Collins's peerage of England; genealogical, biographical, and historical

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