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captaincy

[ kap-tuhn-see ]
/ ˈkæp tən si /
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noun, plural cap·tain·cies for 2.
the office or rank of a captain.
a district or area administered by a captain.
the ability of a captain; captainship.
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Origin of captaincy

First recorded in 1810–20; captain + -cy

OTHER WORDS FROM captaincy

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