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cap'n

[kap-m] /ˈkæp m/
noun
1.
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  • "cap'n Bob stopped it, sir," was sure to have been the proffered reply.

    The Underdog F. Hopkinson Smith
  • "cap'n Obed is the most hospital soul livin'," she said, grandly.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • We must get cap'n Bangs to tell us more about 'em in the mornin'.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • And it is so sort of good and natural to be callin' somebody 'cap'n.'

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The cap'n tells me that east Wellmouth needs a good summer boardin'-house.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • And on the seventeenth of May the repairs on the "cap'n Abner place" were completed.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • So was his dad afore him, the cap'n Cy that built the house.

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
  • What do you s'pose I care for my well-bein' when there's—cap'n Whittaker, you tell me now!

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Ain't that—Perhaps you remember that cap'n Whittaker got her the teacher's place?

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
  • And he wants you to come to his office right off, cap'n Obed.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln

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