decennary

noun
a period of 10 years
Syn: ↑decade, ↑decennium
Hypernyms: ↑time period, ↑period of time, ↑period
Hyponyms:
1900s, ↑1530s, ↑twenties, ↑1920s, ↑1820s, ↑thirties, ↑1930s, ↑1830s, ↑forties, ↑1940s, ↑1840s, ↑fifties, ↑1950s, ↑1850s, ↑1750s, ↑sixties, ↑1960s, ↑1860s, ↑1760s, ↑seventies, ↑1970s, ↑1870s, ↑1770s, ↑eighties, ↑1980s, ↑1880s, ↑1780s, ↑nineties, ↑1990s, ↑1890s, ↑1790s
Part Holonyms: ↑century
Part Meronyms: ↑year, ↑twelvemonth, ↑yr

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decennary — [dē sen′ə rē] n. pl. decennaries [< L decennis, lasting ten years < decem, TEN + annus, year (see ANNUAL) + ARY] DECADE (sense 2) adj. ten year; decennial …   English World dictionary

  • decennary — /di sen euh ree/, n., pl. decennaries, adj. n. 1. a decennium. adj. 2. pertaining to a period of ten years; decennial. [1815 25; < L decenn(is) of ten years (dec(em) TEN + ennis, comb. form of annus a year) + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • decennary — n. decade, ten years …   English contemporary dictionary

  • decennary — de·cen·na·ry …   English syllables

  • decennary — /dəˈsɛnəri/ (say duh senuhree) noun (plural decennaries) → decennium. {Latin decennis of ten years + ary1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • decennary — /dasenariy/ At common law a tithing, composed of ten neighboring families. 1 Bl.Comm. 114 …   Black's law dictionary

  • decennary — A tithing, consisting of ten freeholders of the neighborhood and their families. See frank pledges …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Decennaries — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decennarius — One of the ten freeholders of a decennary or tithing. See decennary …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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