Cornetcy Cor"net*cy (k?r"n?t-s?), n. The commission or rank of a cornet. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • cornetcy — noun /ˈkɔːnᵻtsi,ˈkɔːnɪtsɪ/ The rank, rôle, or position of a cornet. His uncle…diverted him from that pursuit, and gave him a cornetcy in his own regiment …   Wiktionary

  • cornetcy — cor·net·cy …   English syllables

  • cornetcy — ˈkȯ(r)nə̇tsē, si noun ( es) Etymology: cornet (II) (officer) + cy : the office, rank, or commission of a cornet …   Useful english dictionary

  • field-cornetcy — field cor·net·cy …   English syllables

  • field-cornetcy — noun see field cornet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pitt, William, the Elder — later 1st earl of Chatham born Nov. 15, 1708, London, Eng. died May 11, 1778, Hayes, Kent British statesman and orator, twice virtual prime minister (1756–61, 1766–68). He entered Parliament in 1735 and provoked controversy with his maiden speech …   Universalium

  • George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie — General George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie, GCB (23 October 1770, Dalhousie Castle, Midlothian, Scotland ndash; 21 March 1838 Dalhousie Castle) was Governor of Nova Scotia from 1816 to 1820, Governor General of British North America from 1820… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Mawhood — Lt. Col. Charles Mawhood (23 December 1729 – 29 August 1780) was the British commander at the Battle of Princeton. His military service began with purchase of a cornetcy in 1st Dragoon Guards (1 August 1752). He served in the Seven Years War… …   Wikipedia

  • Ambush of Geary — Part of the American Revolutionary War …   Wikipedia

  • Francis Geary (British Army officer) — Cornet Francis Geary (1752, Great Bookham, Surrey ndash;December 14, 1776, Hunterdon County, New Jersey) was a British military officer killed during the American Revolutionary War.Eldest son and heir of Admiral Sir Francis Geary and Mary… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”