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Captain Stiff

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To come Captain Stiff over one. To treat one with cold formality.

“I shouldnʹt quite come Captain Stiff over him.”—S. Warren: Ten Thousand a Year.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Capite Censi
Capitulars
Capon
Capon (A)
Capon (A)
Capricorn
Captain
Captain Cauf’s Tail
Captain Copperthorne’s Crew
Captain Podd
Captain Stiff
Captious
Capua
Capuohin
Capulet
Caput Mortuum
Caqueux
Carabas
Caracalla [long-mantle]
Caracci (pron. Kar-rah-che)
Carack