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Definition of Viscount

Viscount
Viscount Vis"count`, n. [OE. vicounte, OF. visconte, vescunte, F. vicomte, LL. vicecomes; L. vice (see Vice, a.) + comes a companion, LL., a count. See Count.] 1. (O. Eng. Law) An officer who formerly supplied the place of the count, or earl; the sheriff of the county. 2. A nobleman of the fourth rank, next in order below an earl and next above a baron; also, his degree or title of nobility. See Peer, n., 3. [Eng.] --Chaucer.

Meaning of Viscount from wikipedia

- recognised as Viscounts: Viscount of Audenaerde Viscount of Hombeke Viscount de Spoelberch Viscount Eyskens Viscount Frimout Viscount Savoir Viscount Poullet...
- Viscount of Dundee was a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created on 12 November 1688 for John Graham with remainder to him and his heirs male...
- The Vickers Viscount is a British medium-range turboprop airliner first flown in 1948 by Vickers-Armstrongs. A design requirement from the Brabazon Committee...
- precedence among Viscounts is: Viscounts of England Viscounts of Scotland Viscounts of Great Britain Viscounts of Ireland Viscounts of the United Kingdom...
- Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Albans, PC (/ˈbeɪkən/; 22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626), also known as Lord Verulam, was an English philosopher and statesman...
- Viscount Galway is a title that has been created once in the Peerage of England and thrice in the Peerage of Ireland. The first creation came in the Peerage...
- Viscount Castlemaine is a title that has been created three times in the Peerage of Ireland. The first creation came in 1628. For more information on this...
- Viscount (/ˈvaɪkaʊnt/ (listen) VY-kownt) biscuits are a classic British biscuit which consist of a circular base of biscuit, topped with a creamy mint...
- Viscount Leathers, of Purfleet in the County of Es****, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 18 January 1954 for the businessman...
- Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronte, KB (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805), also known simply as Admiral Nelson, was...