capitain (c.1340)

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capitain (c.1340)

[ FEW: 2/i,255b capitaneus; Gdf: 2,114c chevetain; GdfC: 8,423a capitaine; TL: 2,36 capitain; DEAF: ; DMF:  capitain; TLF:  capitaine; OED:  captain n.; MED:  captain n.; DMLBS: 270a capitaneus ]
capitaigne,  capitaine,  capitan,  capitein,  capitene;  capetain;  captain,  captan;  cappitaine,  cappittaine;  capytaine,  caphitaine  i 361  


1ship.captain (of ship)
( c.1340 )  les capitaynes (var. (V: s.xv1) capitaignes) […] sont tenuz d’assembler sans delay avec leurs bateaux bien eskippez de mariners  20 (of fleet)
( a.1399; MS: a.1399 )  en quel temps furount nyez xvij niefs ensemble […]; et […] le dit monsire J.D. qe fuist lour captayn et ductoure […]  131.24
mil.captain, military leader
( a.1399; MS: a.1399 )  purroient les ditz captayns od lour gentz deinz brieff avoir conquis le roialme de Frauns  49.10
occupationstatusgovernor of castle, town
( 1380 )  le captan de Bolloyn  iii 92
( 1392-95; MS: s.xv1 )  les gages des capitains et soudeours pur la garde de noz chastelle et ville de Caleys  390.5
( a.1399; MS: a.1399 )  le captayn de Nauntes […] le captayn de Dynan […]  51.21
( 1435 )  les capitaignes des dites ville et chastelx  iv 484
galie capitaine
( 1435 )  Issant par .ij. galees, gallee capitaine et gallee Surrence  88
capitainerie  capitainie  suzcapitain 
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