Definition of Captains

1. Noun. (plural of captain) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of captain) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Captains

1. captain [v] - See also: captain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Captains

captain
captain's chair
captain's servant
captain general
captain of industry
captaincies
captaincy
captaine
captained
captaining
captainless
captainlike
captainly
captainries
captainry
captains (current term)
captains general
captains of industry
captainship
captainships
captan
captans
captation
captations
captative
captayne
captayneship
caption
captioned
captioner

Literary usage of Captains

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"Major Bradley and captains Taylor ami A'..-;-'- sou pressed them hotly on the west side. Ц"- tain Wilson, of the cavalry, crossed to tb :u-: of the mound, ..."

2. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"Most of the other captains being of Kirby's opinion, the admiral was ... B,it the enemy taking encouragement from the behaviour of some of our captains, ..."

3. The history of England from the Revolution to the death of George the second by David Hume (1848)
"The same activity and resolution distinguished the captains and officers belonging to the ... In the month of September, the captains Obrien and Taylor, ..."

4. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"The first battalion of cavalry — captains Taylor, Wilson, and Anderson's companies — was promptly ordered to the scene of Doctor Weiser's death, ..."

5. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1868)
"... as well as with the captains of his conference ships , and ne summoned them ... if not with one voice, the plan was assembled captains condemned the new ..."

6. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1903)
"TRAINING OF GUN captains. By LIEUT. WALTER S. TURPIN, US NAVY. " In time of peace prepare for war " is a saying which is most appropriate to the conditions ..."

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