surgeoncy

surgeoncy

(ˈsɜːdʒənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
(Medicine) chiefly Brit the office, duties, or position of a surgeon, esp in the army or navy
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Brooks examines the surgeoncy of Jewish characters in American situation-comedies from 1989 through early 2000, which arises, he notes, "partly as a response to changing industrial conditions in American television, partly as a complex negotiation of assimilationist and multicultural pressures specific to the American Jewish experience" (2).
She had already made up her mind to become a missionary and, following her house surgeoncy, spent a year at a missionary college.