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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Seneschal(0.01428 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : the chief steward or butler of a great household [syn: major-domo]
English → English (gcide)
Seneschal \Sen"es*chal\, n. [OF. seneschal, LL. seniscalcus, of
Teutonic origin; cf. Goth. sineigs old, skalks, OHG. scalch,
AS. scealc. Cf. Senior, Marshal.]
An officer in the houses of princes and dignitaries, in the
Middle Ages, who had the superintendence of feasts and
domestic ceremonies; a steward. Sometimes the seneschal had
the dispensing of justice, and was given high military
Then marshaled feast
Served up in hall with sewers and seneschale. --Milton.
Philip Augustus, by a famous ordinance in 1190, first
established royal courts of justice, held by the
officers called baitiffs, or seneschals, who acted as
the king's lieutenants in his demains. --Hallam.