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Definition of the noun decennary
What does decennary mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: decennaries
- a period of 10 years
- lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
- synonyms of decennary: decade / decennium
- more generic terms: period / period of time / time period = an amount of time
- more specific words:
- 1900s = the decade from 1900 to 1909
- 1530s = the decade from 1530 to 1539
- twenties / 1920s = the decade from 1920 to 1929
- 1820s = the decade from 1820 to 1829
- thirties / 1930s = the decade from 1930 to 1939
- 1830s = the decade from 1830 to 1839
- forties / 1940s = the decade from 1940 to 1949
- 1840s = the decade from 1840 to 1849
- fifties / 1950s = the decade from 1950 to 1959
- 1850s = the decade from 1850 to 1859
- 1750s = the decade from 1750 to 1759
- sixties / 1960s = the decade from 1960 to 1969
- 1860s = the decade from 1860 to 1869
- 1760s = the decade from 1760 to 1769
- seventies / 1970s = the decade from 1970 to 1979
- 1870s = the decade from 1870 to 1879
- 1770s = the decade from 1770 to 1779
- eighties / 1980s = the decade from 1980 to 1989
- eighties / 1880s = the decade from 1880 to 1889
- 1780s = the decade from 1780 to 1789
- nineties / 1990s = the decade from 1990 to 1999
- nineties / 1890s = the decade from 1890 to 1899
- 1790s = the decade from 1790 to 1799
- part of: century = a period of 100 years
- part: twelvemonth / year / yr = a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
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by English language
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 ...
The 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 ...
A 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.
A 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.
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.
A 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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Scrabble value of D2E1C3E1N1N1A1R1Y4
The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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