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Definition of the noun decennary

What does decennary mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: decennaries

  1. a period of 10 years

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Google previewThe Globe dictionary of the English language (1873)

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Decennary, (de een'ar-e) п. [L. decern, ten, and nantus, a year.] A period of ten years. Decennial, (dG-sen'eal) о. Consisting of or continuing for ten ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Thirty one days were allowed them for producing the criminal : and if they did not find him within that time, the bors-holder, with two other members of the decennary, was obliged to appear, and, together with three chief members of the three ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Law (1891)

Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern; Including the Principal Terms of International, Constitutional, and Commercial Law; with a Collection of Legal Maxims and Numerous Select Titles from the Civil Law and Other Foreign Systems by Henry Campbell Black

tithing, decennary, or association of ten inhabitants; otherwise called a “tithing man, " or “bOI'SilUiLl= r. ” Decanus militaris; a military officer, having command of ten soldiers. Spelman.

Google previewA New Law Dictionary (1792)

Intended for General Use as Well as for Gentlemen of the Profession by Richard Burn

Upon solemn occasions, ten of these decennaries assembled together ; and as every decennary consisted of ten samilies, so these ten decennaries constituted what is now called the hundred ; over which the high or chief constable presides.

Google previewA Concise Legal Dictionary

by Charles Erehart Chadman

Decennary. An English town or .tithing consisting of ten families of freeholders. Deception. Fraud, cheating, .craft; collusion used to deceive and defraud others. Decide. To come to a decision. To render judgment. To determine. Decido.

Google previewA Law Dictionary (1892)

Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union, with References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier

One of the ten freeholders in a decennary. Du Cange; Calvinus, Lex. Decennier. One of the decennarii, or ten freeholders making up a tithing. Spelman, Gloss. ; Du Cange, Decenna ; 1 Bla.

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