noun, plural cap·tain·cies for 2.
- captain of industry,
- captain's bed,
- captain's biscuit,
- captain's chair,
- captain's mast,
- captains courageous,
- captains of industry,
Origin of captaincy
Examples from the Web for captaincy
Yes, your dream points to a captaincy, and I have the order to realize this dream.The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2)|Alexandre Dumas pre
He revealed the unholy ideals of all that band of scoundrels—ideals that he said should find fruition under his captaincy.Romance|Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
The captaincy he had tried so hard to gain had ended in pitiable failure.The Loom of Youth|Alec Waugh
Joo de Barros, the historian, obtained the captaincy of Maranho.
This department was controlled by a few designing and capable individuals under the captaincy of James McManes.The Boss and the Machine|Samuel P. Orth