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
French, from Old French capote, capette, diminutive of cape, cloak, from Medieval Latin cāpa; see cape1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)