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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The state of a military rank.

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun : the dove, an ensign of peace
  • At the close of that period he was offered by his employer an ensigncy in the service of the
  • Gallant service in the field had won him advancement; and in 1817 he was selected for an ensigncy in the 25th
  • A small sum given him as the pay of an inland ensigncy, now conferred on him, but antedated, sufficed to defray the expenses of the voyage. for more
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