Definition of Starosty

1. n. A castle and domain conferred on a nobleman for life.



Definition of Starosty

1. Noun. In Poland, a castle and domain conferred on a nobleman for life. ¹

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Definition of Starosty

1. a domain bestowed by the crown [n STAROSTIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Starosty

starmongers
starn
starned
starnie
starnies
starning
starnose
starnose mole
starnoses
starns
starost
starosta
starostas
starosties
starosts
starosty (current term)
starport
starports
starproof
starquake
starquakes
starred
starrier
starriest
starrily
starriness
starrinesses
starring
starring(p)
starrings

Literary usage of Starosty

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1. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine by William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone (1850)
"Might I be permitted most respectfully to inquire whereabout this same old starosty may be located?" •' I have no time. Peter, show this person the way. ..."

2. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1835)
"The starosty was granted only for the life of the occupant, on whose death, however, the king was obliged to grant it anew. ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"The starosty was granted only for the life of the occupant, on whose death, however, the kmg was obliged to grant it anew. ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"The starosty was granted only for the life of the occupant, on whose death, however, the king was obliged to grant it anew. ..."

5. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1851)
"The starosty was granted only for the life of the ... merely enjoyed the revenues of the starosty. STARLING. (See Appendix, end of this volume. ..."

6. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"The starosty was granted only for the life of the occupant, ... merely enjoyed the revenues of the starosty. STATE (respublica, cintas, societat civilis) ' ..."

7. Losses in Agriculture by United States Agricultural Research Service (1858)
"... starosty; Aleksandra Ludwika Radziwiłła księcia na ... kasztelana kamieniec- kiego, starosty ..."

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