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sublieutenant

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noun sub·lieu·ten·ant \ˌsəb-lü-ˈte-nənt, British -le(f)-ˈten-\

Definition of sublieutenant

  1. :  a commissioned officer in the British navy ranking immediately below lieutenant



1796

First Known Use of sublieutenant

1796

Rhymes with sublieutenant


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