Captain Hicks

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Captain Hicks the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
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Usage

In literature:

I turn round inexpressibly affected and delighted, and whom do I see but Captain Hicks!
"The Christmas Books" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Miss Hicks tossed her head at the two midshipmen, but smiled most graciously at Captain Hogg.
"Mr. Midshipman Easy" by Frederick Marryat
Lee J. Hicks, captain, Ottawa, Kans.
"History of the American Negro in the Great World War" by W. Allison Sweeney
Meantime a petty officer named Hicks had been promoted captain of the foretop.
"From the Bottom Up" by Alexander Irvine
Presently out of the fog came the voice of Captain Dan Hicks.
"Captain Scraggs" by Peter B. Kyne
Miss Hicks tossed her head at the two midshipmen, but smiled most graciously at Captain Hogg.
"Mr. Midshipman Easy" by Captain Frederick Marryat
Sim Hicks sprang at the Captain's throat with a fierce leap and an angry growl.
"Captain Pott's Minister" by Francis L. Cooper
The governor of the gaol, Captain Mason, and the surgeon, Mr. Hicks, were present.
"The History Of The Last Trial By Jury For Atheism In England" by George Jacob Holyoake
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