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Correct spelling: cap'n

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What are the usage examples for cap'n?

  1. The Cap'n he knew it, too. – Humorous Ghost Stories by Dorothy Scarborough
  2. He set everything by Statiry, and so did the cap'n and well they might. – Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  3. Cap'n Sull'dine 'n' I fit over it, an' I left, with most of the crew. – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  4. And I have been wondering, confessed Lefty, if you could be the original Cap'n Wiley of whom I heard so many strange tales in my boyhood. – Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager by Burt L. Standish
  5. Man, cap'n this is our lucky day! – Slingshot by Irving W. Lande
  6. Good name for Cap'n Mac, ain't it, Burt? – The Blind Lion of the Congo by Elliott Whitney
  7. And by further impulse: Let her stay the night, Cap'n – Desert Dust by Edwin L. Sabin
  8. Beggin' your pardon, Cap'n – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  9. Ain' that it, cap'n – Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle
  10. Ef hit wasn't Cap'n Wingate is more older than you, an' already done elected, I'd be for choosin' ye fer cap'n o' this here hull train right now. – The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
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