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8 definitions found
 for Cape
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cape \Cape\ (k[=a]p), n. [F. cap, fr. It. capo head, cape, fr.
     L. caput heat, end, point. See Chief.]
     A piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast
     into the sea or a lake; a promontory; a headland.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Cape buffalo (Zool.) a large and powerful buffalo of South
        Africa ({Bubalus Caffer). It is said to be the most
        dangerous wild beast of Africa. See Buffalo, 2.
  
     Cape jasmine, Cape jessamine. See Jasmine.
  
     Cape+pigeon+(Zool.),+a+petrel+({Daptium+Capense">Cape pigeon (Zool.), a petrel ({Daptium Capense) common
        off the Cape of Good Hope. It is about the size of a
        pigeon.
  
     Cape wine, wine made in South Africa [Eng.]
  
     The Cape, the Cape of Good Hope, in the general sense of
        the southern extremity of Africa. Also used of Cape Horn,
        and, in New England, of Cape Cod.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cape \Cape\, v. i. (Naut.)
     To head or point; to keep a course; as, the ship capes
     southwest by south.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cape \Cape\, n. [OE. Cape, fr. F. cape; cf. LL. cappa. See
     Cap, and cf. 1st Cope, Chape.]
     A sleeveless garment or part of a garment, hanging from the
     neck over the back, arms, and shoulders, but not reaching
     below the hips. See Cloak.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cape \Cape\, v. i. [See Gape.]
     To gape. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster] Capel

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cape
      n 1: a strip of land projecting into a body of water [syn:
           cape, ness]
      2: a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter [syn: cape,
         mantle]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  68 Moby Thesaurus words for "cape":
     Inverness cape, academic gown, afghan, beak, bill, blouse,
     breakwater, burnoose, capote, cardinal, cashmere, cassock,
     chersonese, chlamys, cloak, coral reef, delta, domino, duster,
     foreland, frock, head, headland, hook, kimono, kirtle, manta,
     manteau, mantelet, mantelletta, mantellone, mantilla, mantle,
     mantua, mull, naze, neck, ness, opera cloak, pallium, pelisse,
     peninsula, peplum, plaid, point, poncho, promontory, reef, robe,
     sagum, sandspit, shawl, shoulderette, slop, smock, soutane, spit,
     spur, stole, tabard, tippet, toga, toga virilis, tongue, tunic,
     wrap-around, wrap-up, wrapper
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  CAPE
         Computer Applications in Production and Engineering (conference,
  IFIP)
         

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  CAPE, English law. A judicial writ touching a plea of lands and tenements. 
  The writs which bear this name are of two kinds, namely, cape magnum, or 
  grand, cape, and cape parvum, or petit cape. The petit cape, is so called, 
  not so much on account of the smallness of the writ, as of the letter. 
  Fleta, lib. 6, c. 55, Sec. 40. For the difference between the form and the 
  use of these writs, see 2 Wms. Saund. Rep. 45, c, d; and Fleta, ubi sup. 
  
  

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