Origin of captaincy
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Take the captaincy of the second company, and ride at their head.'
If I am commandant of this force I hand over the captaincy of this company to you.
"It was on the matter of this captaincy that we fell to words," he answered, with more humility.Love-at-Arms
Ensign Butler was promoted to a captaincy in the regiment to which he belonged.
For courage and gallantry in battle he was promoted to a captaincy.The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson
Edward A. Moore
Word Origin and History for captaincy
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