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Definition of Deputy lieutenant

Deputy lieutenant
Lieutenant Lieu*ten"ant (l[-u]*t[e^]n"ant), n. [F., fr. lieu place + tenant holding, p. pr. of tenir to hold, L. tenere. See Lieu, and Tenant, and cf. Locum Tenens.] 1. An officer who supplies the place of a superior in his absence; a representative of, or substitute for, another in the performance of any duty. The lawful magistrate, who is the vicegerent or lieutenant of God. --Abp. Bramhall. 2. (a) A commissioned officer in the army, next below a captain. (b) A commissioned officer in the British navy, in rank next below a commander. (c) A commissioned officer in the United States navy, in rank next below a lieutenant commander. Note: Lieutenant is often used, either adjectively or in hyphened compounds, to denote an officer, in rank next below another, especially when the duties of the higher officer may devolve upon the lower one; as, lieutenant general, or lieutenant-general; lieutenant colonel, or lieutenant-colonel; lieutenant governor, etc. Deputy lieutenant, the title of any one of the deputies or assistants of the lord lieutenant of a county. [Eng.] Lieutenant colonel, an army officer next in rank above major, and below colonel. Lieutenant commander, an officer in the United States navy, in rank next below a commander and next above a lieutenant. Lieutenant general. See in Vocabulary. Lieutenant governor. (a) An officer of a State, being next in rank to the governor, and, in case of the death or resignation of the latter, himself acting as governor. [U. S.] (b) A deputy governor acting as the chief civil officer of one of several colonies under a governor general. [Eng.]

Meaning of Deputy lieutenant from wikipedia

- the United Kingdom, a deputy lieutenant is a Crown appointment and one of several deputies to the lord lieutenant of a lieutenancy area: an English ceremonial...
- county or lieutenancy area, while a deputy lieutenant is one of the lord lieutenant's deputies. The word lieutenant derives from French; the lieu meaning...
- 2020 Deputy, Indiana, a small town in the United States Deputy Dawg, a Terrytoons cartoon character People's Deputy (disambiguation) Deputy lieutenant...
- of Lieutenant (appointed by letters patent and styled "Lord Lieutenant"), and empowered the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to appoint Deputy Lieutenants. In...
- Deputy lieutenants of Aberdeen are commissioned by the Lord Provost of Aberdeen who, since 1899 by virtue of office, is also Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeen...
- A deputy lieutenant of Aberdeenshire is commissioned by the Lord Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire. The Lieutenancy Area of Aberdeenshire was previously known...
- called at different times Captain of Calais, King's Lieutenant of Calais (Castle), or Lord Deputy of Calais. Commands were over the castle of Calais,...
- list of Deputy Lieutenants of Wiltshire. Unlike the appointment of High Sheriff, which is for one year, the term of office of a Deputy Lieutenant comes...
- Colonel General - usually held by the Deputy Ministers of Public Security Trung tướng Công an - Police Lieutenant General - usually held by the Directors...
- estershire/leicestershire_lieutenancy_index/leicestershire_lieutenancy_vice_ll.htm "Deputy Lietenant Commissions". London Gazette. Retrieved 27 April...
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