Colonelcy Colo"nel*cy, n. (Mil.) The office, rank, or commission of a colonel. [1913 Webster]

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  • colonelcy — colonel ► NOUN ▪ a rank of officer in the army and in the US air force, above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier or brigadier general. DERIVATIVES colonelcy noun (pl. colonelcies) . ORIGIN from Italian colonnello column of soldiers …   English terms dictionary

  • colonelcy — noun see colonel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • colonelcy — /kerr nl see/, n. the rank, position, or status of a colonel. Also, colonelship. [1790 1800; COLONEL + CY] * * * …   Universalium

  • colonelcy — noun The rank or office of a colonel …   Wiktionary

  • colonelcy — colo·nel·cy || kÉœrnlsɪ / kɜːn n. rank or office of colonel (military officer) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • colonelcy — col·o·nel·cy …   English syllables

  • colonelcy — sē, si noun ( es) : the office, rank, or commission of a colonel …   Useful english dictionary

  • colonel — colonelcy, n. /kerr nl/, n. 1. an officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps ranking between lieutenant colonel and brigadier general: corresponding to a captain in the U.S. Navy. 2. a commissioned officer of similar rank in the armed… …   Universalium

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