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viscountcy

or vis·count·ship

[vahy-kount-see]
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noun
  1. the rank or station of a viscount.
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Origin of viscountcy

First recorded in 1865–70; viscount + -cy
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Historical Examples

  • He died on the 28th of December 1888, the viscountcy becoming extinct.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1

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British Dictionary definitions for viscountcy

viscountcy

viscounty

noun
  1. the rank or position of a viscount
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