Recaptor
Recaptor Re*cap"tor (r[-e]*k[a^]p"t[~e]r), n. One who recaptures; one who takes a prize which had been previously taken. [1913 Webster]

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  • recaptor — re·cap·tor …   English syllables

  • recaptor — ptə(r) noun Etymology: re + Latin captus (past participle of capere to take, capture) + English or more at heave 1. : one that recaptures; specifically : one that takes a prize at sea that had been previously taken …   Useful english dictionary

  • Retaker — Re*tak er, n. One who takes again what has been taken; a recaptor. Kent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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