Search Result for "decennary":
1. a period of 10 years;
[syn: decade, decennary, decennium]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Decennary \De*cen"na*ry\, n.; pl. Decennaries. [L. decennium a period of ten years; decem ten + annus a year.] 1. A period of ten years. [1913 Webster] 2. (O. Eng. Law) A tithing consisting of ten neighboring families. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
decennary n 1: a period of 10 years [syn: decade, decennary, decennium]Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
DECENNARY, Eng. law. A town or tithing, consisting originally of ten families of freeholders. Ten tithings composed a hundred. 1 Bl. Com. 114.