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  1. lieutenant.
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Examples from the Web for lieut

Historical Examples

  • With this here again' me I'll never be a lieut in a thousand years.

    The Promise

    James B. Hendryx

  • Let us help you, lieut'nant; now's your time, sir, while they're firing.

    Foes in Ambush

    Charles King

  • The flat-boats and pontoons were placed under the command of Lieut Oats.

  • "Hello, Lieut," shouted the Maestro, with an irreverence that would have sent a shudder along the spine of a neutral witness.


    James Hopper

  • Lieut C. M. Bernal seems to have been military commandant in Kino's expedition, and he also describes the ruin in his report.

British Dictionary definitions for lieut


abbreviation for
  1. lieutenantAlso: Lt
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