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decennary

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin decennium (a period of ten years) (decem (ten) + annus (a year)) +‎ -ary.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

decennary (plural decennaries)

  1. A period of ten years.
  2. (UK, law, obsolete) A tithing consisting of ten neighbouring families.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Burrill to this entry?)