What does the word lieutenant mean?

Usage examples for lieutenant

  1. Thence, with the Lieutenant of the Tower, in his coach home; and there, with great pleasure, with my wife, talking and playing at cards a little- she, and I, and W. Hewer, and Deb. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. And then the young Belgian Lieutenant went mad. – A Journal of Impressions in Belgium by May Sinclair
  3. " You don't seem to have had much trouble," the lieutenant remarked. – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss