Definition of Lieutenancies

1. Noun. (plural of lieutenancy) ¹



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Definition of Lieutenancies

1. lieutenancy [n] - See also: lieutenancy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lieutenancies

lienteries
lientery
lienunculus
lier
lierne
lierne rib
lierne ribs
liernes
liers
lies
liest
lieth
lieu
lieu jaune
lieus
lieutenancies (current term)
lieutenancy
lieutenant
lieutenant JG
lieutenant colonel
lieutenant commander
lieutenant commanders
lieutenant general
lieutenant governor
lieutenant junior grade
lieutenantry
lieutenants
lieutenantship
lieutenantships
lieutenaunt

Literary usage of Lieutenancies

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

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1886)
"1885, all the lieutenancies and one balf of the captaincies were filled by Bulgarians, 420 in number, the remaining captaincies and the higher commands in ..."

2. The Ellis Correspondence: Letters Written During the Years 1686, 1687, 1688 by John Ellis (1829)
"Changes in the lieutenancies of Counties.—Oates in the pillory. Whitehall, 13th August, 1687. DEAR SIR, THE Earl of Huntingdon* is made Lord Lieutenant of ..."

3. The Ellis Correspondence: Letters Written During the Years 1686, 1687, 1688 by John Ellis (1829)
"Changes in the lieutenancies of Counties.—Dates in the pillory. Whitehall, 13th August, 1687. DEAR SIR, THE Earl of Huntingdon* is made Lord Lieutenant of ..."

4. The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal by Yorkshire Archaeological Society (1879)
"That the Lords-Lieutenant of the County of York, doe call before them all the Deputy-Lieutenants and Justices of the Peace within their lieutenancies, ..."

5. Penal Laws and Test Act: Questions Touching Their Repeal Propounded in 1687 edited by George Floyd Duckett (1883)
"That the Lords-Lieutenant doe call before them all the Deputy- Lieutenants and Justices of the Peace within their lieutenancies, ..."

6. The Naval and Military Magazine (1828)
"But now these lieutenancies are provided for as above, and young gentlemen who have hardly done a day's duty as Ensigns, and purchased unattached ..."

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