Part of speech: noun

The commander of a vessel, or of a company of soldiers; a chief; leader.

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Usage examples "captain":

  1. " Yes, exactly the same, Captain. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. " Yes; aunt Greenow's Captain. - "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.
  3. He said he was Captain Thorn, and I thought he was. - "East Lynne", Mrs. Henry Wood.