|lieutenant (lɛfˈtɛnənt, US luːˈtɛnənt)|
|1.||a military officer holding commissioned rank immediately junior to a captain|
|2.||a naval officer holding commissioned rank immediately junior to a lieutenant commander|
|3.||(US) an officer in a police or fire department ranking immediately junior to a captain|
|4.||a person who holds an office in subordination to or in place of a superior|
|[C14: from Old French, literally: place-holding]|
(only in A.V. Esther 3:12; 8:9; 9:3; Ezra 8:36), a governor or viceroy of a Persian province having both military and civil power. Correctly rendered in the Revised Version "satrap."