Last modified on 12 November 2014, at 10:36
See also: capé and çapë

EnglishEdit

Cape Cod.

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Etymology 1Edit

Middle French cap, from Latin caput (head).

NounEdit

cape (plural capes)

  1. (geography) A piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into a sea or lake; a promontory; a headland.
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Etymology 2Edit

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Old English capa, from Late Latin cappa (cape).

A young woman in a crocheted cape.

NounEdit

cape (plural capes)

  1. A sleeveless garment or part of a garment, hanging from the neck over the back, arms, and shoulders, but not reaching below the hips.
    • 1977, Agatha Christie, An Autobiography, Part II, Ch.4:
      Mind you, clothes were clothes in those days. […]  Frills, ruffles, flounces, lace, complicated seams and gores: not only did they sweep the ground and have to be held up in one hand elegantly as you walked along, but they had little capes or coats or feather boas.
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VerbEdit

cape (third-person singular simple present capes, present participle caping, simple past and past participle caped)

  1. (nautical) To head or point; to keep a course.
    The ship capes southwest by south.
  2. (obsolete) To gape.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)
  3. To skin an animal, particularly a deer.

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FrenchEdit

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NounEdit

cape f (plural capes)

  1. cape

VerbEdit

cape

  1. first-person singular present indicative of caper
  2. third-person singular present indicative of caper
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of caper
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of caper
  5. second-person singular imperative of caper

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IndonesianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cape

  1. tired (slang)

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NounEdit

cape f

  1. plural form of capa

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

cape

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of capiō

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English cape, from French, from Medieval Latin . Cognate with kappe (cloak), kåpe (cloak)

NounEdit

cape m

  1. cape (sleeveless garment used by women)

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ReferencesEdit

  • “cape” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • cape” in The Ordnett Dictionary

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NounEdit

cape c

  1. cape (sleeveless garment used by women)

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VerbEdit

cape

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of capar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of capar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of capar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of capar