In a 5x5 board, put letters of the English alphabet alphabetically in each row (except U because of QU) e.g. ABCDE in the 1st row, FGHIJ in the 2nd row, and so on, until you written all 5 rows.
A B C D E
F G H I J
K L M N O
P Qu R S T
V W X Y Z
Then, begin with any letter. Move one letter at a time horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, accumulating letters. For example, BAG, HIM and JOIN are acceptable words. Proper nouns, slang, foreign words, abbreviations, prefixes and suffixes, old words and offensive words are not allowed. Plurals do not count. Words must be in US or UK. You must use each letter once.
What is the longest word to find by following the rules?
Start with C.