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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

cappe f

  1. plural of cappa

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English cæppe, from Late Latin cappa.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cappe (plural cappes or cappen)

  1. cap; hat (covering for the head, especially a tight-fitting undercover):
    1. A piece of clerical headgear or headwear, especially a coif.
    2. (rare) A chainmail layer underneath a helm.
  2. (medicine, rare) A bandage or other covering to protect a wound.
  3. A ring reinforcing the tip of a flail, morningstar, or similar weapon.
  4. (rare) A covering or lid over a container.
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: cap
  • Scots: kep
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From cappe (noun)

VerbEdit

cappe

  1. Alternative form of cappen