Middle English Dictionary Entry

serǧeauntīe n.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

(a) Tenure of land as recompense for services or goods rendered to the king; the land held or governed under such an arrangement; graunt ~, land tenure on condition of personal service performed for the king; (b) a body of soldiers, knight's attendants, or squires in a military force; also, the class of sergeants [1st quot.].