lieu-tenancy

lieutenancy

[loo-ten-uhn-see]
noun, plural lieutenancies.
1.
the office, authority, incumbency, or jurisdiction of a lieutenant.
2.
lieutenants collectively.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English lieutenauncie. See lieutenant, -ancy

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lieutenancy

noun
the position of a lieutenant 
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