caple

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Norse kapall, from Latin caballus.

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caple (plural caples)

  1. (obsolete except in dialects) a horse
    • Late 14th century: ‘Herkne, my broþer, herkne, by þy feiþ! / Herestow nat how þat þe cartere seiþ? / Hent it anon, for he haþ yeve it þee,/ Boþe hey and cart, and eek his caples þre.’ — Geoffrey Chaucer, The Friar's Tale

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Noun[edit]

caple

  1. genitive singular of capla
  2. nominative plural of capla
  3. accusative plural of capla