Below the rapids are many small whirlpools, and the capita of the canoe takes advantage of these to help him on his course.
He will give you peace and full crops, and make you capita over your enemies.
I fear I am somewhat of a heretic with regard to the evidential value of folk-tales regarded as capita mortua of anthropology.
When a man, whether he was capita or slave, by his bad example endangered the peace of his country, Sanders fell upon him.
In the Congo every group of native workmen is in charge of a capita, who would be designated a foreman in this country.
I have in mind the experience of a capita on the "Comte de Flandre."
Nothing however, was heard of the boat until now when the capita appeared and told a harrowing story.
In the early hours of the afternoon they re-embarked, the capita of the village coming to the beach to see them off.
caput cap·ut (kāp'ut, -ət)
n. pl. cap·i·ta (kāp'ĭ-tə)