What does captaincy mean?

captaincy meaning in General Dictionary

The rank post or commission of a captain

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  • the post of captain
  • The ranking, post, or percentage of a captain.

captaincy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1818, from captain (letter.) regarding type of lieutenancy or some comparable word where the -c- is etymologically justified.

Sentence Examples with the word captaincy

Berg, who had obtained his captaincy during the campaign, had gained the confidence of his superiors by his promptitude and accuracy and had arranged his money matters very satisfactorily.

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