Definition of cap'n in English:


Syllabification: cap'n
Pronunciation: /ˈkapm


  • informal contraction of captain, used in representing speech.
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    • 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.

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