Definition of Commanderies

1. commandery [n] - See also: commandery



Lexicographical Neighbors of Commanderies

commandable
commandant
commandants
commandatory
commanded
commandedness
commandeer
commandeered
commandeering
commandeers
commander
commander-in-chief
commander in chief
commanderess
commanderesses
commanderies (current term)
commanderless
commanders
commanders in chief
commandership
commanderships
commandery
commandest
commandeth
commanding
commanding officer
commandingly
commandingness
commandment
commandments

Literary usage of Commanderies

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

1. History of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons by Henry Leonard Stillson (1890)
"The Slate Grand Encampments were called Grand commanderies, ... Encampments were called commanderies, and the principal officer called Eminent Commander. ..."

2. Constitution and By-laws by Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (1909)
"No alteration, addition or amendment shall be made to the By-Laws unless agreed to in the Congress of the Order by three-fourths of the commanderies. ..."

3. Tactics and Manual for Knights Templars: Sword and Bugle Signals, Rules for by H. B. Grant (1882)
"To Form Column of commanderies from Column of Squadrons, and the reverse. ... At the first command chiefs of right commanderies: far-ward; chiefs of left ..."

4. La Plata, the Argentine Confederation and Paraguay: Being a Narrative of the by Thomas Jefferson Page (1859)
"Asuncion erected into a Bishopric.—Disasters of the first Adventurers.—Successful Administration of Traía.—commanderies. ..."

5. A History of the Knights of Malta: Or The Order of the Hospital of St. John by Whitworth Porter (1858)
"ESTABLISHMENT OF commanderies. REGULATIONS RESPECTING DRESS. — DEFENSIVE ARMOUR : SCALE MAIL, CHAIN MAIL, PLATE ARMOUR, THE HELMET, THE SHIELD. ..."

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