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cornetcy

/ ˈkɔːnɪtsɪ /

noun

  1. obsolete.
    the commission or rank of a cornet


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So they bought Mr. Ferdinand Fitzroy a cornetcy in the —— regiment of dragoons.

I learn incidentally that the acme of all heroism is the cornetcy of a dragoon regiment.

The king has appointed him to a cornetcy in the 3rd Royal Dragoon Guards, but he is going to be one of my aides-de-camp.

"So much the better, as he will be another servitor for the king; he must not have less than a cornetcy in the army," said Jean.

Stoutenburg, besides other rewards, had promised him a cornetcy of cavalry, should their plans be successful.

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