noun, plural lieu·ten·an·cies.
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Historical Examples of lieutenancy
They did so, and secured each a lieutenancy in an artillery regiment.The Boy Life of Napoleon
Soon after his return, on the 8th of April 1777, he passed his examination for a lieutenancy.The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson
The men wished to put up Allan Gold for the lieutenancy, but Allan declined.The Long Roll
What do you say, gentlemen, to a second lieutenancy for General Beatty's friend?
"Recommend him for a first lieutenancy," I suggested; and they did.