Definition of ringild in English:

ringild

noun

  • A sergeant or bailiff; an apparitor. Now historical.

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin ringillus sergeant, also ringeldus, ringildus, ringoldus (frequently from 1315 in British sources) and its etymon Welsh rhingyll, of unknown origin. Compare earlier ringildie and ringildship, and also ringildry.

Pronunciation

ringild

/ˈrɪŋɡɪld/