Definitions

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  • n. lieutenancy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See lieutenancy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Lieutenancy.

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Examples

  • If such tricks as these strip you out of your lieutenantry, it had been better you had not kissed your three fingers so oft, which now again you are most apt to play the sir in.

    Act II. Scene I. Othello, the Moor of Venice

  • You say true; 'tis so, indeed: if such tricks as these strip you out of your lieutenantry, it had been better you had not kissed your three fingers so oft, which now again you are most apt to play the sir in.

    Othello, the Moor of Venice

  • You say true; ’tis so, indeed: if such tricks as these strip you out of your lieutenantry, it had been better you had not kissed your three fingers so oft, which now again you are most apt to play the sir in.

    Othello, the Moore of Venice

  • 173, 'Such tricks as these strip you out of your lieutenantry.'

    The Coverley Papers

  • III. xi.39 (196,6) he alone/Dealt on lieutenantry] I know not whether the meaning is, that Caesar acted only as lieutenant at Philippi, or that he made his attempts only on lieutenants, and left the generals to Antony.

    Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies

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