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12 entries found for cap. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: 1cap
Pronunciation: primarystresskap
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English cappe "cap," from Old English cæppe "cap," from Latin cappa "head covering, cloak" --related to 2CAPE, CHAPEL
1 : a head covering; especially : one that has a visor and no brim
2 : something that serves as a cover or protection for something <a bottle cap>
3 : a natural cover or top: as a : the umbrella-shaped part that bears the spores of a mushroom b : the top of a bird's head
4 : a paper or metal container holding a small explosive charge (as for a toy pistol)

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