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  1. (noun) A sleeveless outer garment fastened at the throat and worn hanging over the shoulders.
  2. (noun) A brightly colored cloth used in maneuvering the bull in a bullfight; a capote or muleta.
  3. (verb-transitive) To maneuver (the bull) by means of a cape in a bullfight.
  4. (noun) A point or head of land projecting into a body of water.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. IV. iii.140 (431,3) [a small compass'd cape] A compass'd cape is a round cape. - Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies
  2. "He thinks the cape is his enemy," explained Maria Valenzuela. - The Madness of John Harned
  3. The next morning, he descried a promontory which he called cape Cod, and, holding his course along the coast as it stretched to the south-west, touched at two islands, the first of which he named Martha's Vineyard, and the second, Elizabeth's Island. - The Life of George Washington, Vol. 1 (of 5) Commander in Chief of the American Forces During the War which Established the Independence of his Country and First President of the United States
  4. For this reason, the Flash and Batman hoodies are the closest to the costume ideal – and even the Bats hoodie suffers from the fact that the detachable cape is not integrated into the base of the hood-slash-cowl. - 28 Days of Geek Giving: Green Lantern Costume Hoodie | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News
  5. And his cape is infused with the cries of a thousand souls. - 41 High Resolution Photos from Clash of the Titans | /Film


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