decennary

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin decennium a period of ten years; decem ten + annus a year.

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?)
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 01:27