Definitions for CAPEkeɪp
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a sleeveless garment of variable length, fastened at the neck and falling loosely from the shoulders, worn separately or attached to another garment.
Origin of cape:
1350–1400; OE -cāp (see cope2), reinforced by Sp capa < LL cappa hooded cloak, cope2
a piece of land jutting into the sea or some other large body of water; point; headland.
Category: Geography (terms)
Origin of cape:
1350–1400; ME cap < MF < OPr < VL *capum, for L caput head
a strip of land projecting into a body of water
a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a piece of loose clothing worn over the shoulders
a piece of land surrounded on three sides by water
A sleeveless garment or part of a garment, hanging from the neck over the back, arms, and shoulders, but not reaching below the hips.
To head or point; to keep a course.
The ship capes southwest by south.
To skin an animal, particularly a deer.
Origin: cap, from caput.
a piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into the sea or a lake; a promontory; a headland
to head or point; to keep a course; as, the ship capes southwest by south
a sleeveless garment or part of a garment, hanging from the neck over the back, arms, and shoulders, but not reaching below the hips. See Cloak
A cape is any sleeveless outer garment, such as a poncho, but usually it is a long garment that covers only the back half of the wearer, fastening around the neck. Capes were common in medieval Europe, especially when combined with a hood in the chaperon, and have had periodic returns to fashion, for example, in nineteenth century Europe. Roman Catholic clergy wear a type of cape known as a ferraiolo, which is worn for formal events outside of a liturgical context. The cope is a liturgical vestment in the form of a cape. Capes are often highly decorated with elaborate embroidery. Capes remain in regular use as rain wear in various military units and police forces, for example in France. A gas cape was a voluminous military garment designed to give rain protection to someone wearing the bulky gas masks used in twentieth century wars. In fashion, the word cape usually refers to a shorter garment and cloak to a full-length version of the different types of garment, though the two terms are sometimes used synonymously for full-length coverings. The fashion cape does not cover the front to any appreciable degree. In raingear, a cape is usually a long and roomy protective garment worn to keep one dry in the rain.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A neck in the sea. CAPER A foot in the air.
Translations for CAPE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a headland sticking out into the sea
The fishing-boat rounded the cape; Cape Breton.
- رأس أرضي داخِلِ البحرArabic
- геогр. носBulgarian
- caboPortuguese (BR)
- das KapGerman
- næs; forbjerg; kapDanish
- 곳, 갑Korean
- nes, kappNorwegian
- (جغ) راس، پوزه، دماغه، دمځكې يوه تېره غوندې پوزه چه په بحر يا خليج ننوتلې وىPashto
- udde, kapSwedish
- 海角Chinese (Trad.)
- راس ، گردنہUrdu
- mũi đấtVietnamese
- 海角Chinese (Simp.)
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