from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A long, usually hooded cloak or coat.
- n. A large, usually purple and yellow cape used in maneuvering the bull especially during the initial stage of a bullfight.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A long coat or cloak with a hood.
- n. A coat made from a blanket, worn by 19th century Canadian woodsmen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A long cloak or overcoat, especially one with a hood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large coarse cloak, properly with a hood.
- n. The hood or top of a wagon, as of a buggy, or any similar protection for a vehicle.
- n. A small bonnet, shaped somewhat like a nightcap.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a long cloak with a hood that can be pulled over the head
- n. a long overcoat with a hood that can be pulled over the head
The general style of the capote is the same in all the islands, and will remain so for the next ten thousand years, but each island shapes its capotes just enough differently from the others to enable an observer to tell at a glance what particular island a lady hails from.
And that handsome-looking fellow putting the capote under his head is a French half-breed, -- you heard him talking; he doesn't like the two Indians turning in next to him.
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For many years they fought like this, Hernando's spirit, like his reputation, growing tattered as an aged capote.
The most memorable mistake I ever made was when I wanted to say something about the "capot" (hood of a car) but I said "capote" (condom).
French, for its part, has its own glossary of words that are hardly complimentary to Anglo-Saxons capote anglaise condom
While the faithful filed into the church for Sunday Mass offered by their archbishop, Philippe Cardinal Barbarin, protestors representing Lesbian and Gay Pride, the Gay and Lesbian Forum, and AIDS Rhône unfurled a banner reading “The condom is life - The Church prohibits it” while chanting, “No to the callote (zucchetto), long live the capote (condom)”.
June 12th, 2009 at 12:57 pm i am sexuell, i am capote is too
Also in Louis Prolat: — “Il fuyait, me laissant une capote au cul.”
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