lieutenantry (n.) Old form(s): Lieutenantrie
use of subordinates, office of lieutenants
AC III.xi.39[Antony to Eros, of Octavius] He alone / Dealt on lieutenantry
Oth II.i.169[Iago to himself, as if to Cassio] such tricks as these strip you out of your lieutenantry
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