Meaning of petit serjeanty

pet'it ser'jeanty

Pronunciation: (pet'ē), [key]
— Medieval Eng. Law. Medieval Eng. Law.
  1. serjeanty in which the tenant renders services of an impersonal nature to the king, as providing him annually with an implement of war, as a lance or bow. Cf.
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