Definition of Capitayn
1. a captain [n -S]
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Literary usage of Capitayn
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1. Excerpta Historica: Or, Illustrations of English History (1833)
"... and in this case the said capitayn shall abide therm himself and all his men For ... withe his capitayn, and that no man by no suche ..."
2. Publications of the Navy Records Society by Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1897)
"301 Gunners 15 The Mary George,3 Portage 300 Barkley, capitayn of his owne . 100 [Throgmorton] .... Of Sir Roger Lewknor . ..."
3. The Three Voyages of Martin Frobisher: In Search of a Passage to Cathaia and by George Best, Richard Collinson (1867)
"... the] capitayn called for an other bell which aliso he [rea]ched to him with a short arme, and in that reache [he] caught holde on the man's hand, ..."
4. State Papers by Great Britain Record commission (1834)
"... chieff capitayn of his countre, called Oyle, and also Hugh ... capitayn of hys countre, called McHenry, cam yn, and submitted hymself to Your ..."
5. Fragments of Scotish History by Sir John Graham Dalyell (1798)
"Syr Fraunces Bryan, Knight, capitayn of the light horsemen, ... M. Syr Thomas Darcy, Knight, capitayn of all the Kynges Maiestie ..."
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