Definition of Brevetcy

1. n. The rank or condition of a brevet officer.



Definition of Brevetcy

1. Noun. (military) The rank or condition of a brevet officer. ¹

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Definition of Brevetcy

1. an honorary rank [n -CIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brevetcy

bretesses
bretful
brethren
bretons
brettice
bretticed
brettices
bretylium
bretylium tosylate
bretzel
bretzels
breve
breves
brevet
brevetcies
brevetcy (current term)
brevete
breveted
breveting
brevetoxin
brevetoxins
brevets
brevetted
brevetting
breviaries
breviary
breviate
breviates
breviation
breviations

Literary usage of Brevetcy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"Officer? while so serving under assignment are said to have local rank (which see). brevetcy. The rank or condition of а brevet. Bricole. ..."

2. Chambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by James Donald, William Chambers (1878)
"breVetcy. breviary, brc'vi-ar-i, n. an abridgment or epitome I the book containing the daily service oí the R. Catholic Church. [Fr. brevia,irt~tj, brevis. ..."

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