Definition of Generalcy

1. Noun. The office and authority of a general.

Exact synonyms: Generalship
Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot
Derivative terms: General, General

Definition of Generalcy

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

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Definition of Generalcy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Generalcy

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generalcy (current term)
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Literary usage of Generalcy

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1. General Lee by Fitzhugh Lee (1894)
"His reply to a letter from his wife, informing him that his name was frequently mentioned for a brigadier generalcy, was written the day he ..."

2. The Congressional Globe ...: 23d Congress to the 42d Congress, Dec. 2, 1833 by United States Congress, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives, Franklin Rives, George A. Bailey (1853)
"The five separate republics classed under thai designation, comprised under the Spanish rule, the captain-generalcy of Guatemala, and were al lhal lime, ..."

3. The War with Mexico by Justin Harvey Smith (1919)
"... pie's mission to Fremont, 528 ; and lieutenant generalcy, 2. ... for Mexican ports, 261 character and leadership, 282, 291 and major-generalcy, 365. ..."

4. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"... his own philanthropic sentiments and so important to the interests of both England and America. Promoted to a major-generalcy, and then to a lieutenant- ..."

5. Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865 by Adam Badeau (1881)
"On the 19th, the Secretary of War proposed to confer on Thomas the vacant major-generalcy in the regular army, and the general-in-chief replied : " I think ..."

6. Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865 by Adam Badeau (1882)
"... general-in-chief replied : " I think Thomas has won the major-generalcy, but I would wait a few days before giving it, to see the extent of damage done. ..."

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