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lieutenancy

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noun lieu·ten·an·cy \lü-ˈte-nən(t)-sē, British le(f)-\

Definition of lieutenancy

  1. :  the office, rank, or commission of a lieutenant



15th Century

First Known Use of lieutenancy

15th century


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