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 for madcap
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Madcap \Mad"cap`\, a.
     1. Inclined to wild sports; delighting in rash, absurd, or
        dangerous amusements. "The merry madcap lord." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Wild; reckless. "Madcap follies" --Beau. & Fl.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Madcap \Mad"cap`\, n.
     A person of wild behavior; an excitable, rash, violent
     person. --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  madcap
      adj 1: characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or
             deliberation; "a hotheaded decision"; "liable to such
             impulsive acts as hugging strangers"; "an impetuous
             display of spending and gambling"; "madcap escapades";
             (`brainish' is archaic) [syn: hotheaded, impulsive,
             impetuous, madcap, tearaway(a), brainish]
      n 1: a reckless impetuous irresponsible person [syn:
           daredevil, madcap, hothead, swashbuckler,
           lunatic, harum-scarum]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  123 Moby Thesaurus words for "madcap":
     Mafioso, Young Turk, adventurer, adventuress, adventurous, ardent,
     audacious, banana, beast, beldam, berserk, berserker, bold, bomber,
     brash, brazenface, brute, burlesquer, caricaturist, clown,
     comedian, comic, cutup, daredevil, daring, death-defying, demon,
     devil, dragon, epigrammatist, fanatic, fiend, fiery, fire-eater,
     fire-eating, firebrand, flaming, foolhardy, forward, funnyman,
     fury, gag writer, gagman, gagster, goon, gorilla, gunsel,
     hard-core, hardnose, harebrained, harum-scarum, hasty, heated,
     hell-raiser, hellcat, hellhound, hellion, holy terror, hood,
     hoodlum, hot, hothead, hotheaded, hotspur, humorist, incendiary,
     inflamed, ironist, jester, joker, jokesmith, jokester, killer,
     lampooner, mad dog, madbrain, madbrained, monster, mugger,
     parodist, passionate, prankster, presumptuous, punner, punster,
     quipster, rantipole, rapist, red-hot, reparteeist, revolutionary,
     satirist, savage, scorching, she-wolf, spitfire, termagant, terror,
     terrorist, thoughtless, tiger, tigress, totally committed, tough,
     tough guy, ugly customer, violent, virago, vixen, wag, wagwit,
     white-hot, wild, wild beast, wild man, wild-ass, wisecracker, wit,
     witch, witling, wolf, zany, zealous
  
  

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

  MADCAP
         Multicast Address Dynamic Client Allocation Protocol (RFC 2730,
  Multicast)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  MADCAP
  
     Math and set problems, for the Maniac II and CDC 6600.
     "MADCAP - A Scientific Compiler for a Displayed Formula
     Texbook Language", M.B.  Wells, CACM 4(1):31-36 (Jan 1961).
     Sammet 1969, pp.271-281.  Versions: Madcap 5 (1964), Madcap 6.
     "The Unified Data Structure Capability in Madcap 6",
     M.B. Wells et al, Intl J Comp Info Sci 1(3) (sep 1972).
  

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