Origin of captain
OTHER WORDS FROM captainsub·cap·tain, nounun·cap·tained, adjectiveun·der·cap·tain, noun
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How to use captain in a sentence
Ship captains had been threatened, and their nets set ablaze.The Human Error Darwin Inspired - Issue 90: Something Green|Aaron Hirsh|September 30, 2020|Nautilus
Advancing a big story about an arms-dealing sheriff’s captain, Marx got ahold of internal docs that showed the former Sheriff’s Department employee — Marco Garmo — got some cover from his superiors.
Emails show that Dave Myers, then a commander who later tried to unseat Sheriff Bill Gore, passed along the initial tip after another captain noticed that Garmo’s name kept coming up in background checks.Sheriff’s Department Made Excuses for Captain Who Pleaded Guilty to Arms Dealing|Jesse Marx|September 23, 2020|Voice of San Diego
When she complained to a captain, she said he dismissed her.ICE Deported a Woman Who Accused Guards of Sexual Assault While the Feds Were Still Investigating the Incident|by Lomi Kriel|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
Forward Kealia Watt was traded upon her request after spending the previous six seasons with the Dash, three as the team’s captain.
He flew with Captain Irianto, 53, who had 20,000 hours experience, more than 6,000 hours on the A320.
The Lion Air captain had left his rookie copilot to make the landing until he realized he was in trouble.
My captain on the boat, Brazakka, he wanted me to do this Hemingway bit, with the white stubble, and he wanted the hero angle.
My nickname was Captain, though I was a private, first class.
They castigated the captain, a 48-year-old Indonesian, and his rookie copilot, a 24-year-old Indian.
C was a Captain, all covered with lace; D was a drunkard, and had a red face.
Being quieted by the Captain with a draught of cold tea, and made to sit down, the examination of the book proceeded.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
He sat glum and thoughtful, his mind in unproductive travail, until the captain was announced.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
This Captain Kirton was really the best of the Kirton bunch: a quiet, unassuming young man, somewhat delicate in health.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Harry had no further adventures in reaching Fulton, and at once reported to Captain Duffield, who was in command of the post.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn