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intendant +‎ -cy. Compare French intendance.


intendancy (plural intendancies)

  1. The office or employment of an intendant.
  2. A territorial district committed to the charge of an intendant.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for intendancy in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)