viscountcy


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

vis·count·cy

 (vī′kount′sē)
n. pl. vis·count·cies
The rank, title, or dignity of a viscount. Also called viscounty.

viscountcy

(ˈvaɪkaʊntsɪ) or

viscounty

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the rank or position of a viscount
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.viscountcy - the dignity or rank or position of a viscount or viscountessviscountcy - the dignity or rank or position of a viscount or viscountess
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
2.viscountcy - the title of a viscountviscountcy - the title of a viscount    
title - an appellation signifying nobility; "`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"
Translations

viscountcy

[ˈvaɪkaʊntsɪ] Nvizcondado m

viscountcy

nRang mdes Viscounts
References in periodicals archive ?
Loughlin's lawyer Perry Viscountcy declined comment outside the courtroom, where a day earlier her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, was freed on similar terms.
2 Lord Mountbatten's viscountcy (later upgraded to an earldom) included which country in its name?
We may add shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt, blithering Harriet Harman, and...wait for it..the recently exited Labour leadership contender, ex-cherubic cathedral chorister Chuka Umunna - all proceeding in the wake of the Benn dynasty, still perpetuated by shadow communities secretary Hilary, and his lobbyist brother Stephen, trying to return to the House of Lords with the inherited viscountcy their father Tony renounced in 1963.
But now that sibling is dead, and Dominick is the presumptive heir to a viscountcy. As he's trying to sort out this new state of affairs, Jane sweeps into his life and demands he help her find her missing cousin, who is also his brother's widow.
dsfsdffdsfsdfsdfs fdsfdffdfdf He fought and won the subsequent by-election having declared that he disclaimed the viscountcy, but was physically barred from entering the Commons.