What does the word seneschal mean?

    Part of speech: noun


Usage examples for seneschal

  1. Once more the 'Countess of Poictou' had her seneschal, chaplain, ladies of honour. – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
  2. The chief then made a sign to the old pipe- bearer, who seemed to fill, likewise, the station of herald, seneschal, and public crier, for he ascended to the top of the lodge to make proclamation. – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  3. He waits without the door; he shall conduct thee safely to the seashore; thou shalt gain in peace my government of Calais, and my seneschal there shall find thee all thou canst need,- meat for thy hunger and moneys for thy pastime. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton