Definition of Commandery

1. Noun. The position or office of commander.

Exact synonyms: Commandership
Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot
Derivative terms: Commander, Commander, Commander, Commander



Definition of Commandery

1. n. The office or rank of a commander.

Definition of Commandery

1. Noun. (American English) (obsolete spelling of commandry) ¹

2. Noun. (historical) an historical administrative level of China, the ?. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Commandery

1. [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commandery

commandeer
commandeered
commandeering
commandeers
commander
commander-in-chief
commander in chief
commanderess
commanderesses
commanderies
commanderless
commanders
commanders in chief
commandership
commanderships
commandery (current term)
commandest
commandeth
commanding
commanding officer
commandingly
commandingness
commandment
commandments
commando
commando operation
commando procedure
commandoes
commandos
commandress

Literary usage of Commandery

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1. History of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons by Henry Leonard Stillson (1890)
"time a member of some Subordinate commandery working under the same Grand commandery. Any officer, save and except Past Commanders, may appear and vote by ..."

2. The United Service (1889)
"Thomas McCurdy Vincent, to District of Columbia commandery. ... In case a commandery cannot bo represented by its own representatives, the Commander will ..."

3. History of the City of Belfast in the State of Maine: From Its First by Joseph Williamson (1913)
"The following September, it entertained Dunlap commandery of Bath, ... In July, 1889, the Lewiston commandery were guests, as were Claremont commandery of ..."

4. American Biographical History of Eminent and Self-made Men: Michigan Volume by F. A. Barnard (1878)
"He was elected Right Eminent Grand Commander of the Grand commandery of the State, and was appointed Vice Eminent Grand Captain-General of the General ..."

5. Centennial Exposition Described and Illustrated: Being a Concise and Graphic by J. S. Ingram (1876)
"Carriage containing RE Sir Charles H. Kingston, Grand Commander of Pennsylvania, escorted by 22 mounted men of Philadelphia commandery, No. 2. ..."

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