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 Liesse (2 syl.).Life. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lieutenant (pronounce lef-ten’-unt)
 
is the Latin locum-tenens, through the French. A Lieutenant-Colonel is the Colonel’s deputy. The Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland is a viceroy who represents the crown in that country.   1
 


 Liesse (2 syl.).Life. 

 
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