colonelcy

or colo·nel·ship

[ kur-nl-see ]
/ ˈkɜr nl si /
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noun

the rank, position, or status of a colonel.

Nearby words

  1. colon,
  2. colon bacillus,
  3. colonalgia,
  4. colonel,
  5. colonel blimp,
  6. colonia,
  7. colonial,
  8. colonial animal,
  9. colonial experience,
  10. colonial goose

Origin of colonelcy

First recorded in 1790–1800; colonel + -cy

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