precedency

[ pres-i-duh n-see, pri-seed-n-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF precedency
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Among the latter, they certainly had no precedency, so far as history reaches.

The like has followed about the precedency of princes and their ambassadors.

But which of the Coleopterous tribes are entitled to the precedency?

I believe there is some tremendous question respecting the precedency of this lady.

Precedency and precedently, have the second syllable accented also.

For Precedency due to Baronets and their wives a Baronetage should be consulted.

The Swedes took the precedency of the English and kept it some time.

Johnson at once felt himself roused; and answered, "Sir, there is no settling the point of precedency between a louse and a flea."

He flourished in the time of Boschini, who bestowed upon him and Liberi the precedency over all other Venetians of the age.

This produced a universal uproar—each fighting for precedency, and thoroughly determined not to be the last.

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