cape

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See also: capé and çapë

English[edit]

Cape Cod.

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Etymology 1[edit]

Middle French cap, from Latin caput (head).

Noun[edit]

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 2[edit]

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

A young woman in a crocheted cape.

Noun[edit]

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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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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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cape f (plural capes)

  1. cape

Verb[edit]

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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Indonesian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cape

  1. tired (slang)

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cape f

  1. plural form of capa

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

cape

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of capiō

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

cape m

  1. cape (sleeveless garment used by women)

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References[edit]

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

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cape c

  1. cape (sleeveless garment used by women)

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

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