The same word etymologic- ally with “sergeant,” but the latter spelling is more commonly employed in the designation of military and police officers, (see SER- GEANT,) while the former is preferred when the term is used to describe certain grades of legal practitioners and certain officers of legislative bodies. See infra.
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