centenier

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French centenier, from Latin centēnārius.

Noun[edit]

centenier (plural centeniers)

  1. (obsolete) A centurion.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.34:
      In the beginning of his civill warres, his Centeniers offered him every one, at their own charges to pay and find him a man at Armes [...].
  2. (Jersey) A policeman.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

centenier m (plural centeniers)

  1. centurion

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