Definition of Colonelcies

1. Noun. (plural of colonelcy) ¹



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Definition of Colonelcies

1. colonelcy [n] - See also: colonelcy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colonelcies

colon bacillus
colon cancer
colon cancer and polyps
colon carcinoma
colon cutoff sign
colon descendens
colon distention
colon obstruction
colon pelvinum
colon sigmoideum
colon transversum
colonalgia
colonate
colone
colonel
colonelcies (current term)
colonelcy
colonels
colonelship
coloner
coloners
colones
colonette
colonettes
coloni
colonial
colonialism
colonialisms
colonialist
colonialistic

Literary usage of Colonelcies

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1. A Diary of Two Parliaments by Henry William Lucy (1886)
"These colonelcies, as a rule, fell to the general officers of longest service. " But members of the Royal family had always been recognised as exceptionally ..."

2. Pamphleteer by Abraham John Valpy (1814)
"The lieutenant-colonelcies should be disposed of among half-pay active majors, on their paying the regulated difference of full and half-pay; ..."

3. The United Service Magazine by Arthur William Alsager Pollock (1847)
"Generals, and Major-Generals, enjoying, as the Prime Minister, Lord John Russell, informed him, a portion of the 133 sinecure colonelcies, pecuniarily high ..."

4. Hansard's Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1877)
"These honorary colonelcies, if held by men actually receiving incomes, ... It might, however, be argued that honorary colonelcies were not to bo regarded as ..."

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