Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Poland, a name given to castles and domains conferred on noblemen for life by the crown.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Poland A castle and domain conferred on a nobleman for life.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun In Poland, a castle and domain conferred on a nobleman for life.

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Examples

  • Now the groom would invite the bride, her parents, the starosty, and the bridesmaids to a formal dinner hosted by his parents.

    Celebration Breads

  • Now the groom would invite the bride, her parents, the starosty, and the bridesmaids to a formal dinner hosted by his parents.

    Celebration Breads

  • Now the groom would invite the bride, her parents, the starosty, and the bridesmaids to a formal dinner hosted by his parents.

    Celebration Breads

  • She would give the starosty embroidered ritual cloths, which they tied diagonally across their chests as emblems of the agreement.

    Celebration Breads

  • She would give the starosty embroidered ritual cloths, which they tied diagonally across their chests as emblems of the agreement.

    Celebration Breads

  • She would give the starosty embroidered ritual cloths, which they tied diagonally across their chests as emblems of the agreement.

    Celebration Breads

  • The groom’s parents invited two respected elders to act as starosty, or emissaries, who would visit the girl’s parents to persuade them that this was a good match.

    Celebration Breads

  • The groom’s parents invited two respected elders to act as starosty, or emissaries, who would visit the girl’s parents to persuade them that this was a good match.

    Celebration Breads

  • The groom’s parents invited two respected elders to act as starosty, or emissaries, who would visit the girl’s parents to persuade them that this was a good match.

    Celebration Breads

  • [FOOTNOTE: A starost (starosta) is the possessor of a starosty (starostwo) ” i.e., a castle and domains conferred on a nobleman for life by the crown.]

    Frederic Chopin as a Man and Musician

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