—caped, adj./kayp/, n., v., caped, caping.n.1. a sleeveless garment of various lengths, fastened around the neck and falling loosely from the shoulders, worn separately or attached to a coat or other outer garment.2. the capa of a bullfighter.v.t.3. (of a matador or capeador during a bullfight) to induce and guide the charge of (a bull) by flourishing a capa.[1350-1400; ME (north); OE -cap (see COPE2), reinforced in 16th century by Sp capa < LL cappa hooded cloak, COPE2]cape2/kayp/, n., v., caped, caping, adj.n.1. a piece of land jutting into the sea or some other large body of water.2. the Cape.a. Northeastern U.S. See Cape Cod.b. See Cape of Good Hope.3. capeskin.v.i.4. Naut. (of a ship) to have good steering qualities.adj.5. (cap.) pertaining to the Cape of Good Hope or to South Africa: a Cape diamond.Syn. 1. point, promontory, headland, spit.
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