caple

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kapall, from Latin caballus.

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Noun[edit]

caple (plural caples)

  1. (obsolete or dialect) A horse.
    • Late 14th century, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Friar's Tale
      ‘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.’

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡saplɛ/, [ˈt͡saplə]

Noun[edit]

caple

  1. inflection of capla:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative and accusative plural