Definition of Colonelcy

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



Definition of Colonelcy

1. Noun. The rank or office of a colonel ¹

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Definition of Colonelcy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colonelcy

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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
colonelcy (current term)
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colonial
colonialism
colonialisms
colonialist
colonialistic
colonialists

Literary usage of Colonelcy

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1. The Autobiography of John Galt by John Galt (1833)
"colonelcy of Militia.—Fancy Ball.—Private notice of a coming reprimand. ... The colonelcy suspended. AGREEABLY to the division of this work the festival at ..."

2. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"... he purchased a lieutenant- colonelcy in the same regiment Such was the rank of Sir John Moore at the commencement of the French revolutionary war. ..."

3. History of the Campaign for the Conquest of Canada in 1776: From the Death by Charles Henry Jones (1882)
"... and Morris to the Lieutenant-colonelcy of the Second Pennsylvania Regiment—A Rest from Unremitting Labors—Court-Martial of Deserters and other Offenders ..."

4. The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans ...by John Howard Brown by John Howard Brown (1904)
"volunteer company recruiting in Concord, and his efficiency as a drill-master secured for him the appointment by President Polk to the colonelcy of the 9th ..."

5. A Life of Gen. Zachary Taylor: Comprising a Narrative of Events Connected by Joseph Reese Fry, Robert Taylor Conrad (1848)
"... Anecdote of his Habits — Promoted to a colonelcy—Black Hawk War—Battle of Bad-Axe—Gen. Atkinson's Despatch—Anecdote of Taylor—Services until 1836. ..."

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