from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The rank, rôle, or position of a cornet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The commission or rank of a cornet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The commission or rank of a cornet. See cornet, 7 .
Formed as cornet (“the fifth commissioned officer in a troop of cavalry”) + -cy. (Wiktionary)