"led captain" Definition

  1. a fashionable spunger, a “swell” who by artifice ingratiates himself into the favours of the master of the house, and lives at his table. Probably from the fact that a real captain leads, but that a sham one is led—to the dinner-table.

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Position in the dictionary: 1977 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: leer, leg, leg bail, leg it, leg of mutton fist, leg-and-leg, leg-of-mutton, length, let alone, let drive
Previous words in the dictionary: leaving shop, leathern conveniency, leather, leary bloke, leary, lead, lay down the knife and fork, lay, law, lavender

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