Capes vs Caper - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between capes and caper

is that capes is while caper is to leap or jump about in a sprightly manner; to cut capers; to skip; to spring; to prance; to dance.

As a noun caper is

a frolicsome leap or spring; a skip; a jump, as in mirth or dancing; a prank or caper can be a vessel formerly used by the dutch; privateer or caper can be the pungent grayish green flower bud of the european and oriental caper (capparis spinosa ), which is pickled and eaten or caper can be (scotland) the capercaillie.

capes

English

Noun

(head)
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    caper

    English

    (wikipedia caper)

    Etymology 1

    Shortening of capriole.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A frolicsome leap or spring; a skip; a jump, as in mirth or dancing; a prank.
  • A crime, especially theft, or a narrative about such a crime.
  • Derived terms
    * cut a caper

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To leap or jump about in a sprightly manner; to cut capers; to skip; to spring; to prance; to dance.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) kaper.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A vessel formerly used by the Dutch; privateer.
  • Etymology 3

    From (etyl) capparis.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The pungent grayish green flower bud of the European and Oriental caper (Capparis spinosa ), which is pickled and eaten.
  • A plant of the genus Capparis .
  • Synonyms
    * caper bush, caper tree, caperberry
    Derived terms
    * caperberry

    Etymology 4

    Shortening of capercaillie.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Scotland) The capercaillie.
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