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Definitions of captain:

part of speech: noun

A head or chief officer: the commander of a troop of horse, a company of infantry, or a ship: the overseer of a mine.

part of speech: noun

An officer who commands a company of foot, a troop of horse- soldiers, or a ship; a leader or chief; captain- general, the commander- in- chief of an army.

part of speech: noun

One who has command of, or authority over, others; a commander; a chief; in the navy, an officer commanding a ship of war; the master of a merchant vessel; the head of a tearn in athletic games, as football and baseball.

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Belonging equally to more than one; as common to the human race; public; usual; frequent; inferior; of low birth or origin; in grammar, applied to both masculine and feminine gender, or to any individual of a class; as, a common noun. ...

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