Pronunciation: (sär'jun-tē), [key]
—n. Medieval Eng. Law.
a form of land tenure in which a tenant holding of the king rendered him exclusive services in a status below that of a knight. Also,sergeanty.Cf. grand serjeanty, petit serjeanty.
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