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Middle English capcioun arrest from Old French capcion from Latin captiō captiōn- from captus past participle of capere to seize kap- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Attested c.1384, in sense “taking, seizure”, from Old French capcion or directly from Latin captio, from the past participle of capiō (“I take, I seize”) (English capture).
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