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Webster's Dictionary

Captive

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(1):

(a.) Of or pertaining to bondage or confinement; serving to confine; as, captive chains; captive hours.

(2):

(a.) Subdued by love; charmed; captivated.

(3):

(n.) A prisoner taken by force or stratagem, esp., by an enemy, in war; one kept in bondage or in the power of another.

(4):

(n.) One charmed or subdued by beaty, excellence, or affection; one who is captivated.

(5):

(v. t.) To take prisoner; to capture.

(6):

(a.) Made prisoner, especially in war; held in bondage or in confinement.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Captive'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/c/captive.html. 1828.

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