informal contraction of captain, used in representing speech. I did it just like they taught us, Cap’n
More example sentences
- Weigh anchor or I'll give you a taste of the cap'n's daughter.
- You'll either be a cap'n's servant or 'prenticed to one of the craftsmen, but likely not an able seaman just yet.
- If either of ye dogs dare inform the cap'n, ye shall be answerin' to me.
Definition of cap'n in:
- The US English dictionary