post captain

noun

history (formerly) a naval officer holding a commission as a captain, as distinct from an officer with the courtesy title of captain

Nearby words

  1. posslq,
  2. possum,
  3. possum haw,
  4. possy,
  5. post,
  6. post chaise,
  7. post entry,
  8. post exchange,
  9. post factum,
  10. post hoc

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