[ kap-tuhn-see ]
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noun,plural cap·tain·cies for 2.
  1. the office or rank of a captain.

  2. a district or area administered by a captain.

  1. the ability of a captain; captainship.

Origin of captaincy

First recorded in 1810–20; captain + -cy

Other words from captaincy

  • sub·cap·tain·cy, noun, plural sub·cap·tain·cies.

Words Nearby captaincy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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