sea captain

Definitions of sea captain
  1. noun
    an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
    synonyms: captain, master, skipper
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    examples:
    Captain Kidd
    Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)
    type of:
    officer, ship's officer
    a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
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