meaning of CAPE

CAPE meaning in General Dictionary

To gape

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  • A sleeveless garment or part of a garment dangling from the neck on the back arms and arms but not achieving below the hips See Cloak
  • To go or point to hold a training course due to the fact ship capes southwest by south
  • an item or point of land expanding beyond the adjacent coast into the sea or a lake a promontory a headland
  • a strip of land projecting into a body of liquid
  • a sleeveless apparel like a cloak but smaller
  • A piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast in to the sea or a pond; a promontory; a headland.
  • To go or point; to help keep a course; because, the ship capes southwest by south.
  • A sleeveless apparel or element of a garment, holding from throat throughout the straight back, arms, and shoulders, not reaching below the hips. See Cloak.
  • To gape.

CAPE meaning in Law Dictionary

In English training. A judicial writ pressing a plea of lands or tenements, split into cape magnum, and/or grand cape, which put before look to summon the tenant to answer the standard, and ajpo over to the demandant; the cape ad talent iam was a species of grand cape, and cape parvum, or petit cape, after look or view granted, summoning the tenant to resolve the standard just. Termes de la Ley; 3 Steph. Comm. 000, note.

CAPE meaning in Etymology Dictionary

garment, late Old English capa, c

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  • "promontory," belated 14c., from center French cap "cape; mind," from Latin caput "headland, mind" (see capitulum). The Cape of great Hope in southern Africa is the Cape since 1660s. Sailors called reduced cloud banks that may be recognised incorrectly as landforms beingshown to people there Cape fly-away (1769).

CAPE - German to English


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  • cloak

CAPE - French to English


Sentence Examples with the word CAPE

QUAGGA, or Couagga, an animal of the genus Equus (see Horse), nearly allied to Burchell's zebra, formerly met with in vast herds on the great plains of South Africa between the Cape Colony and the Vaal river, but now completely extinct.

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