decennary

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n decennary a period of 10 years
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Decennary A period of ten years.
    • Decennary (O. Eng. Law) A tithing consisting of ten neighboring families.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n decennary A period of ten years.
    • decennary Consisting of or involving ten each; relating to a tithing.
    • n decennary In old English law, a tithing consisting of ten freeholders and their families.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Decennary de-sen′ar-i a period of ten years—also Decenn′ium
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. decennium, a period of ten years; decem, ten + annus, a year
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. decem, ten, and annus, a year.