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 Capital Fellow (A).Cap’ite Censi. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Capitals.
 
To speak in capitals. To emphasise certain words with great stress. Certain nouns spelt with a capital letter are meant to be emphatic and distinctive.   1
 


 Capital Fellow (A).Cap’ite Censi. 

 
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