meaning of captainship

captainship meaning in General Dictionary

The condition ranking post or authority of a captain or main leader

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  • the post of captain
  • the illness, position, post, or expert of a captain or chief commander.
  • army skill; as, showing great captainship.

Sentence Examples with the word captainship

He likewise added to his power by assuming the captainship of the city guard (1495), and later by the purchase from the impoverished commune of several outlying castles (1507).

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