Definition of Lieutenancy

1. Noun. The position of a lieutenant.




Definition of Lieutenancy

1. n. The office, rank, or commission, of a lieutenant.

Definition of Lieutenancy

1. Noun. the role, duty or position of being a lieutenant ¹

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Definition of Lieutenancy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lieutenancy

lientery
lienunculus
lier
lierne
lierne rib
lierne ribs
liernes
liers
lies
liest
lieth
lieu
lieu jaune
lieus
lieutenancies
lieutenancy (current term)
lieutenant
lieutenant JG
lieutenant colonel
lieutenant commander
lieutenant commanders
lieutenant general
lieutenant governor
lieutenant junior grade
lieutenantry
lieutenants
lieutenantship
lieutenantships
lieutenaunt
lieve

Literary usage of Lieutenancy

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1. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1907)
"By a Commission of lieutenancy which had been issued immediately after the Revolution, the train bands of the City had been put under the command of staunch ..."

2. The History of New-Hampshire by Jeremy Belknap, John Farmer (1862)
"Dunbar's lieutenancy and enmity to Belcher. Efforts to settle the boundary lines. ... WENTWORTH was succeeded in the lieutenancy by David Dunbar, Esquire, ..."

3. History of England by Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1897)
"Whitehall, the Commissions of lieutenancy all over the CHAP, kingdom were ... By a Commission of lieutenancy which had been issued immediately after the ..."

4. The Greville Memoirs (second Part): A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria by Charles Greville (1885)
"... and Portugal—Abolition of the Lord-lieutenancy contemplated by Lord John—Difficulty of abolishing the Lord-lieutenancy—Deaths of Lord Bessborough and of ..."

5. The Greville Memoirs (second Part): A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria by Charles Greville (1885)
"... on the Army—Spain and Portugal—Abolition of the Lord-lieutenancy contemplated by Lord John—Difficulty of abolishing the Lord-lieutenancy—Deaths ..."

6. A History of England from the Conclusion of the Great War in 1815 by Spencer Walpole (1878)
"Two days afterwards the vacant lieutenancy was conferred on Lord Lascelles, ... The removal of Lord Fitzwilliam from the Lord I/>rd Fits- lieutenancy of the ..."

7. Commentaries Upon Martial Law: With Special Reference to Its Regulation and by William Francis Finlason, Alexander James Edmund Cockburn (1867)
"... perhaps, be necessarily unlawful for the Crown, in its commissions of lieutenancy (a), whether in this country or in any colony or dependency, ..."

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