seneschal

Part of speech: noun

A steward.

Part of speech: noun

SENESCHALSHIP.

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Usage examples "seneschal":

  1. Once more the 'Countess of Poictou' had her seneschal, chaplain, ladies of honour. - "The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay", 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", 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", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.