semicope

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

semi- +‎ cope

Noun[edit]

semicope (plural semicopes)

  1. (obsolete) A short cope, or an inferior kind of cope.
    Of double worsted was his semi-cope, / That rounded as a belle out of the presse. — Geoffrey Chaucer, 'The Prologue', Canterbury Tales (Project Gutenberg 2007)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.