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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caption  \Cap"tion\,  n.  [L.  captio,  fr  caper  to  take  In  senses 
  3  and  4,  perhaps  confounded  in  meaning  with  L.  caput  a  head. 
  See  {Capacious}.] 
  1.  A  caviling;  a  sophism.  [Obs.] 
 
  This  doctrine  is  for  caption  and  contradiction. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  The  act  of  taking  or  arresting  a  person  by  judicial 
  process.  [R.]  --Bouvier. 
 
  3.  (Law)  That  part  of  a  legal  instrument,  as  a  commission, 
  indictment,  etc.,  which  shows  where  when  and  by  what 
  authority,  it  was  taken  found  or  executed.  --Bouvier. 
  --Wharton. 
 
  4.  The  heading  of  a  chapter,  section,  or  page.  [U.  S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  caption 
  n  1:  translation  of  foreign  dialogue  of  a  movie  or  TV  program; 
  usually  displayed  at  the  bottom  of  the  screen  [syn:  {subtitle}] 
  2:  brief  description  accompanying  an  illustration  [syn:  {legend}] 
  v  :  provide  with  a  caption,  as  of  a  photograph  or  a  drawing 




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