captain

[ kap-tuh n, -tin ]SEE DEFINITION OF captain

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CAPTAIN

I have seen the letter; it is in Captain Rushton's handwriting.

"Then I can only say that Captain Rushton was a party to the fraud," he said.

"If you will consult the captain, you may learn your mistake," said Robert.

The mate had done what he could to prejudice the captain against the boy he hated.

I can't say, captain, for I don't know the man; but I don't like to trust any man too far.

The man may be honest, captain: Don't trouble yourself too much.

"He would do so at the peril of his life, then," said the captain, fiercely.

The captain rose as if to hinder him, but Bunsby placed his hand upon his arm.

He, too, plunged into the sea, and Bunsby and the captain were left alone.

"It is a pity some of his friends were not here," said the captain of the ship that had rescued him.

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