sublieutenancy

sublieutenant

[suhb-loo-ten-uhnt]
noun
British. a navy officer ranking next below a lieutenant.

Origin:
1695–1705; sub- + lieutenant

sublieutenancy, noun
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sublieutenant (ˌsʌbləˈtɛnənt)
 
n
the most junior commissioned officer in the Royal Navy and certain other navies
 
sublieu'tenancy
 
n

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