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to have authoritative charge of

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an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant

a policeman in charge of a precinct

an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

the leader of a group of people

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the pilot in charge of an airship

a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers

be the captain of a sports team

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Only Billy Wright, the former Wolverhampton Wanderers defender, and Bobby Moore captained England more often than Robson.
McGrath skippered Waterford to Munster glory in 2004 despite the fact that he had not captained Mount Sion to the 2003 county championship.
23,1779, when the ship he captained encountered a Royal Navy man-o-war.
Francois Pienaar was captain of the RWC '95 championship team while John Eales captained the Wallabies to the World Cup in RWC '99.
1) Which two footballers captained England on 90 occasions?