Definition of Sea captain

1. Noun. An officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship.

Exact synonyms: Captain, Master, Skipper
Generic synonyms: Officer, Ship's Officer
Specialized synonyms: Captain Kidd, Kidd, William Kidd
Derivative terms: Captainship, Mastership, Skipper



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Captain

sea boat
sea bottom
sea boy
sea boys
sea bream
sea breams
sea breeze
sea bug
sea cabbage
sea cabbages
sea calf
sea campion
sea canaries
sea canary
sea captain (current term)
sea cat
sea catfish
sea change
sea changes
sea chantey
sea chanty
sea chest
sea chickweed
sea chub
sea clam
sea coal
sea cob
sea cobs
sea cock

Literary usage of Sea captain

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1. Sunshine and shadow in New York by Matthew Hale Smith (1869)
"A sea captain IN DIFFICULTY. ... It was said that a sea captain lost a large sum of money at Bar- ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1845)
"T/ie Old Sea-Captain. By OLD HUMPHREY, author of " Old Humphrey's Observations," etc. 18mo., pp. 252. New York : Robert Carter. The facts connected with sea ..."

3. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet by John Sherman (1895)
"... 1867 — I Become Chairman of the Committee on Finance, Succeeding Senator Fessenden—Departure for Europe— Winning a Wager from a sea captain ..."

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