viscounty

[ vahy-koun-tee ]
/ ˈvaɪˌkaʊn ti /
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noun, plural vis·count·ies.

History/Historical. the jurisdiction of a viscount or the territory under his authority.

Nearby words

  1. viscosity index,
  2. viscount,
  3. viscount melville sound,
  4. viscountcy,
  5. viscountess,
  6. viscous,
  7. viscous flow,
  8. viscously,
  9. visct,
  10. visct.

Origin of viscounty

First recorded in 1580–90; viscount + -y3

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