Capel vs Cape - What's the difference?

capel | cape |


As nouns the difference between capel and cape

is that capel is hat while cape is hard earth layer (while digging).

capel

English

Alternative forms

* caple

Etymology 1

From Latin caballus, via Icelandic.

Noun

(en noun)
  • a horse
  • (Chaucer)
    (Holland)

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (-)
  • (mining) A composite stone (quartz, schorl, and hornblende) in the walls of tin and copper lodes.
  • Anagrams

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    cape

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) cap, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (geography) A piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into a sea or lake; a promontory; a headland.
  • Synonyms
    * chersonese * peninsula * point

    Etymology 2

    (wikipedia cape) (etyl) capa, from .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A sleeveless garment or part of a garment, hanging from the neck over the back, arms, and shoulders, but not reaching below the hips.
  • *
  • Mind you, clothes were clothes in those days. […]  Frills, ruffles, flounces, lace, complicated seams and gores: not only did they sweep the ground and have to be held up in one hand elegantly as you walked along, but they had little capes or coats or feather boas.
    See also
    * cloak

    Verb

    (cap)
  • (nautical) To head or point; to keep a course.
  • The ship capes southwest by south.
  • (obsolete) To gape.
  • (Chaucer)
  • To skin an animal, particularly a deer.
  • Anagrams

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