Lieutenancy Lieu*ten"an*cy (l[-u]*t[e^]n"an*s[y^]; 277), n. 1. The office, rank, or commission, of a lieutenant. [1913 Webster]

2. The body of lieutenants or subordinates. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The list of the lieutenancy of our metropolis. --Felton. [1913 Webster]

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