sergeancy
noun Date: circa 1670 the function, office, or rank of a sergeant

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sergeancy — Ser gean*cy, n.; pl. {Sergeancies}. [Cf. {Sergeanty}.] The office of a sergeant; sergeantship. [Written also {serjeancy}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sergeancy — [sär′jən sē] n. pl. sergeancies the position or rank of a sergeant: also sergeantship * * * See sergeant. * * * …   Universalium

  • sergeancy — [sär′jən sē] n. pl. sergeancies the position or rank of a sergeant: also sergeantship …   English World dictionary

  • sergeancy — n. position of sergeant, rank of sergeant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sergeancy — ser·gean·cy …   English syllables

  • sergeancy — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sergeancies — Sergeancy Ser gean*cy, n.; pl. {Sergeancies}. [Cf. {Sergeanty}.] The office of a sergeant; sergeantship. [Written also {serjeancy}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • serjeancy — Sergeancy Ser gean*cy, n.; pl. {Sergeancies}. [Cf. {Sergeanty}.] The office of a sergeant; sergeantship. [Written also {serjeancy}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sergeant — sergeancy /sahr jeuhn see/, sergeantship, n. /sahr jeuhnt/, n. 1. a noncommissioned army officer of a rank above that of corporal. 2. U.S. Air Force. any noncommissioned officer above the rank of airman first class. 3. a police officer ranking… …   Universalium

  • Sergeantcy — Ser geant*cy, n. Same as {Sergeancy}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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