lieutenancy

[ loo-ten-uhn-see ]
/ luˈtɛn ən si /

noun, plural lieu·ten·an·cies.

the office, authority, incumbency, or jurisdiction of a lieutenant.
lieutenants collectively.

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Origin of lieutenancy

First recorded in 1400–50, lieutenancy is from the late Middle English word lieutenauncie.See lieutenant, -ancy
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