Definition of Captaincy

1. Noun. The post of captain.

Exact synonyms: Captainship
Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot
Derivative terms: Captain, Captain, Captain, Captain, Captain



Definition of Captaincy

1. n. The rank, post, or commission of a captain.

Definition of Captaincy

1. Noun. The rank or status of a captain. ¹

2. Noun. The jurisdiction of a captain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Captaincy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Captaincy

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capsulorhexis
capsulorrhaphy
capsulotome
capsulotomy
capsulæ
captafol
captain
captain's chair
captain's servant
captain general
captain of industry
captaincies
captaincy (current term)
captaine
captained
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captainlike
captainly
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captains of industry
captainship
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captan

Literary usage of Captaincy

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1. Notes on Mexico Made in the Autumn of 1822: Accompanied by an Historical by Joel Roberts Poinsett (1824)
"Under the former government, this kingdom was a captaincy General independent of Mexico:—some of the provinces at the commencement of the revolution united ..."

2. A Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra Firma: Containing a Description of the by François Joseph Pons, Washington Irving, Samuel Latham Mitchill (1806)
"... and municipal ditt'e.? collected in the ports of the captaincy general of ... minor ports within the jurisdiction, or out of the captaincy general of ..."

3. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1905)
"On the captaincy of other hand, it was natural enough that he should the Guard. , . . b , wish to see a post of such importance about his own person in the ..."

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