Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The commander or master of a ship. See captain.
“The tale involves Latro and his ship-captain friend exploring the upper reaches of the Nile for the current ruler in Egypt.”
“This set of books – told mostly through the viewpoints of Gretchen Anderssen (our indomitable xenoarchaeologist), Mitsuharu Hadeishi (our cunning ship-captain) and their friends – is the story of the end of the Sixth Sun and what happened to humanity in that dark and terrible time.”
“The former, from the Persian Nákhodá or ship-captain which is also used in a playful sense “a godless wight,” one owning no (ná) God (Khudá).”
“It was left for a Portuguese ship-captain called Cabrillo to find the port of San Diego in 1542.”
“Tournaud, an old ship-captain expects his daughter”
“_ -- The Pangeran spoke to me of some ship-captain who was notoriously cruel to his Lascars, and insolent in his language to the Malays.”
“I gratefully declined, and he thereon recommended me to lodge with the widow of a ship-captain who had been drowned in his service.”
“He called on a ship-captain and made his application, and when the captain asked for his recommendations he proudly drew out a tract and pointed to the word, "To Jacob Blivens, from his affectionate teacher.”
“There is scarcely a merchant ship-captain on deep water, of whatever nationality, who does not find some acquaintance with it necessary, and it has become, in debased forms, the lingua franca of Oceanica and the Far East generally.”
“Her husband had been a ship-captain or something, and when the tea was strong she would take snuff and tell the visitors about him and swear she had ever been true to his memory, though God knows all good-looking and clever widows are sorely tried in this scurvy world!”
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