Caup vs Caul - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between caup and caul

is that caup is (scotland) cup while caul is (historical) a style of close-fitting circular cap worn by women in the sixteenth century and later, often made of linen.

caup

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (Scotland) Cup.
  • On Tintock Tap there is a mist / And in the mist there is a kist / And in the kist there is a caup' / And in the '''caup''' there is a drap / Tak' up the '''caup''' and drink the drap / And set the ' caup on Tintock Tap.

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    caul

    English

    (wikipedia caul)

    Alternative forms

    * call

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (historical) A style of close-fitting circular cap worn by women in the sixteenth century and later, often made of linen.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , I.vii:
  • Ne spared they to strip her naked all. / Then when they had despoild her tire and call , / Such as she was, their eyes might her behold
  • The thin membrane which covers the lower intestines; the omentum.
  • The amnion which encloses the foetus before birth, especially that part of it which sometimes shrouds a baby’s head at birth (traditionally considered to be good luck).
  • * 1971 , , Religion and the Decline of Magic , Folio Society (2012), page 182:
  • Even in the mid seventeenth century a country gentleman might regard his caul as a treasure to be preserved with great care, and bequeathed to his descendants.
  • The surface of a press that makes contact with panel product, especially a removable plate or sheet.
  • (woodworking) A strip or block of wood used to distribute or direct clamping force.
  • (culinary) (Caul fat).
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