Definition of Captain kidd

1. Noun. Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701).

Exact synonyms: Kidd, William Kidd
Generic synonyms: Captain, Master, Sea Captain, Skipper



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Captain Cook
Captain Hicks
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Captain James Cook
Captain John Smith
Captain Kidd
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Captain Swing
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Literary usage of Captain kidd

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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"1701 ; respecting which 1 find in the Journal, the following entries : March 16, 1700. The House being informed, That captain kidd a sent for borne, ..."

2. Celebrated Trials of All Countries, and Remarkable Cases of Criminal (1847)
"Proclamation being then made, the prisoners were brought to the bar and arraigned. captain kidd for some time refused to plead, desiring to hafe Dr. ..."

3. The goede vrouw of Mana-ha-ta at home and in society, 1609-1760 by John King Van Rensselaer (1898)
"XIII The Pirate and His Escapades Governor Bellomont and " My Lady "—Captain Kidd—Money Pond on ... captain kidd ..."

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