Definition of Lieutenants

1. Noun. (plural of lieutenant) ¹



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Definition of Lieutenants

1. lieutenant [n] - See also: lieutenant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lieutenants

lieth
lieu
lieu jaune
lieus
lieutenancies
lieutenancy
lieutenant
lieutenant JG
lieutenant colonel
lieutenant commander
lieutenant commanders
lieutenant general
lieutenant governor
lieutenant junior grade
lieutenantry
lieutenants (current term)
lieutenantship
lieutenantships
lieutenaunt
lieve
liever
lievest
life
life's a bitch
life's not all skittles and beer
life-and-death
life-buoy
life-buoys

Literary usage of Lieutenants

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

1. The Parliamentary Debatesby Great Britain Parliament by Great Britain Parliament (1902)
"Naval lieutenants on Coastguard Service —Pay, Visiting Allowance, Income Tax. MR. ARCHDALE (Fermanagh, X.) : To ask the Secretary to the Admiralty if his ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, John Bagnell Bury (1897)
"It was some satisfaction, however, to the senate that he always delegated his power to the members of their body. The imperial lieutenants were of consular ..."

3. The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer by Richard Burn, John Burn (1793)
"oath, to the lieutenants and deputies, or three of them ; which account ... Always provided, that the lieutenants or their deputies (hall not ifl'ue ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1811)
"3d foot or Buffs, Captains Marley and Gordon, lieutenants Wood, Houghton, ... White, lieutenants Stamms, Popham, and Briggs, Ensigns Kearney and Hamilton, ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... and before commanders and staff commanders; (8) majors with lieutenants and navigating lieutenants of eight (2) envoys and ministers accredited to the ..."

6. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1853)
"On the Early History of Lord lieutenants of Counties. In a Letter to the VISCOUNT MAHON, President, from Sir HENRY ELLIS, KH Director. Read Feb. ..."

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