Cape vs Capo - What's the difference?

cape | capo |


As nouns the difference between cape and capo

is that cape is hard earth layer (while digging) while capo is (cover over the engine of a motor car).

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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    capo

    English

    Etymology 1

    Shortening of (m), from (etyl).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A movable bar placed across the fingerboard of a guitar used to raise the pitch of all strings.
  • Synonyms

    * (movable bar) capotasto

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A leader in the Mafia; a caporegime.
  • Anagrams

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