Definition of Brevetting
1. brevet [v] - See also: brevet
Lexicographical Neighbors of Brevetting
Literary usage of Brevetting
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Review of the Administration and Civil Police of the State of New York by Ferris Pell (1819)
"In this latter case the law was peremptory; and had^ the brevetting power been absolutely ... Let us now inquire how he has exercised the brevetting power, ..."
2. The War with Mexico by Justin Harvey Smith (1919)
"... by merely sending Jesup or Wool to the army with reinforcements before brevetting him major general and ordering him to serve with his brevet rank. Nov. ..."
3. The Poetical Writings of Fitz-Greene Halleck: With Extracts from Those of by Fitz-Greene Halleck, Joseph Rodman Drake (1869)
"... shall vindicate brevetting, And Root admire the great canal. It will be pleasant, too, to hear a Decent speech among our swains ..."
4. The Mexican War and Its Warriors: Comprising a Complete History of All the by John Frost (1848)
"The people made a considerable show of defense, for which the government rewarded them in a peculiarly Mexican manner by brevetting their town a city! ..."
5. Memoirs of John Quincy Adams: Comprising Portions of His Diary from 1795 to 1848 by John Quincy Adams (1876)
"... is a growing opinion that all brevetting in time of peace ought to be abolished, and a proposition to that effect has been before the Senate great part ..."