noun, plural lieu·ten·an·cies.
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Every public office, every bench of justice, every commission of Lieutenancy, was filled with Roundheads.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
He entered as a private, rose to be a sergeant, and his name was down for a first lieutenancy when he left the army.
I had a lieutenancy offered me three or four times; but that is not bread, madam—I live much better as I do.The Beaux-Stratagem|George Farquhar
After some years service against Napoleon, he had resigned his lieutenancy in the 44th Regiment.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume II (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
Shortly after Dettingen Wolfe was appointed adjutant and promoted to a lieutenancy.The Winning of Canada: A Chronicle of Wolf|William Wood