lieutenancy lieutenancy

Definition(s):

  • (n) the position of a lieutenant

Usage(s):

  1. Commissioner Enright, it will be remembered, was hiding his light under a lieutenancy when Mayor John F Hylan brought it forth to blaze into the dark byways of criminality.
  2. His education was polished off with four years in the Kentucky Legislature and a War-time first lieutenancy in the Army.
  3. In the same year Sergeant Patterson refused a lieutenancy because he said he had not merited it.
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