meaning of CAPERS

CAPERS meaning in Law Dictionary

Vessels of war had by exclusive people, and different from ordinary privateers just in dimensions, being smaller. Beawes, Lex Merc. 230.

CAPERS meaning in Cooking Dictionary

Unopened flower buds from a Mediterranean shrub which can be cured in salted white vinegar. They have a-sharp salty-sour flavor and so are utilized as a flavoring in salads and sauces.

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  • Pickled hyssop buds which is used in sauces and as condiments for smoked fish and nicoise salad. Sold stuffed in vinegar or in sodium. Tiny pickled rose of a shrub though to possess started in the Sahara Desert or in the Orient; Mexican capers are big; Italian capers might be substituted.

Sentence Examples with the word CAPERS

Sometimes, as she looked at the strange but amusing capers cut by the dancers, who--having decided once for all that being disguised, no one would recognize them--were not at all shy, Pelageya Danilovna hid her face in her handkerchief, and her whole stout body shook with irrepressible, kindly, elderly laughter.

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