Captain lieutenant

(redirected from Captain-lieutenant)
a lieutenant with the rank and duties of captain but with a lieutenant's pay, - as in the first company of an English regiment.

See also: Captain

References in classic literature ?
Now that the captain-lieutenant is dead you need not fear us.
Bushnell was commissioned as a captain-lieutenant in the Continental Army's Corps of Sappers and Miners, advanced to the rank of captain, helped with the siege of Yorktown, and, at the end of the war, commanded the Corps of Engineers at West Point.
In a third and final note that was recovered from his body, Captain-Lieutenant Dmitri Kolesnikov wrote: "Regards to everybody, no need to be desperate.