post captain

World English Dictionary
post captain
 
n
history (formerly) a naval officer holding a commission as a captain, as distinct from an officer with the courtesy title of captain

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: post canonical
Next Definition: post carboniferous
Words Near: post captain
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for post captain
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing post captain
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;