captain (n.) Old form(s): Captaine , Captaines
commander, chief, leader
1H6 IV.ii.3[Talbot to French] English John Talbot, captains, calls you forth
3H6 IV.vii.30[Richard to Edward, of the Lord Mayor] A wise stout captain
AC I.i.6[Philo to Demetrius, of Antony] His captain's heart ... reneges all temper
AC II.ii.2[Lepidus to Enobarbus] entreat your captain / To soft and gentle speech
AC III.i.9[Silius to Ventidius] thy grand captain, Antony
Cym IV.ii.333.1[stage direction] Enter Lucius, Captains, and a Soothsayer
Cym V.iii.84.1[stage direction] Enter two British Captains and Soldiers
Oth II.i.74[Cassio to Montano, of Desdemona] our great Captain's Captain
R2 IV.i.99[Bishop of Carlisle to Bolingbroke, of Norfolk] at Venice gave ... his pure soul unto his captain, Christ
RJ II.iv.20[Mercutio to Benvolio] he's the courageous captain of compliments
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